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Characteres generum plantarum, quas in itinere ad insulas Maris Australis, collegerunt, descripserunt, delinearunt, annis MDCCLXXII-MDCCLXXV / Joannes Reinoldus Forster ... et Georgius Forster
Bib ID 974853
Format BookBook
Author
Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798
 
Description Londini : Prostant apud B. White, T. Cadell, & P. Elmsly, 1776 
[v], x, viii, 150, [3] p., 75 [i.e. 78] leaves of plates : ill; 29 cm. (4to) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK717.

Notes

"A. Sparrman described the plants, G. Forster drew them and J.R. Forster supervised the whole." -Bibliography of Captain James Cook.

Includes index.

FRM NK 717 is Rex Nan Kivell collection copy and contains the NK bookplate as well as that of Cholmondeley Library ("Case L, Shelf 2, no. 9").

Library's SRq/ef 910.4 C771 P486 is the complete green stamped Petherick set consisting of 11 titles including various editions of the three official accounts (B648, B1217, B1553); Parkinson (B714); Forster's Account (B1247), Observations (B1262) and Characteres (B1385); Observations by Wales (B719) and Bayly (B1287); Kippis (B32); Samwell (B1620) and atlas (B1553). The 15 v. texts and atlas with spine title: Cook's voyages. Each v. has a second spine title for the title of the work. Entire set with atlas is 16 v. bound

RB base copy has plates interleaved with text

SRq 910.4 C771 F733 copy contains the book-plate of Thos. Woodward. and carries the accession no.:13662

SRq2 910.4 C771 F733 is Petherick collection copy with blue and orange endpapers and plates bound together at end; this copy is more closely cut than the copy accessioned 13662.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 1385.

Subjects Botany - Australia - Early works to 1800.  |  Botany - Oceania - Early works to 1800.  |  Australian  |  18th century - Botany - Australia - Early works to 1800.  |  18th century - Botany - Oceania - Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Forster, Georg, 1754-1794  |  Sparrman, Anders, 1748-1820

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    NK717 Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    SRq COOK 23
    Copy: SR1 hbk
    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    SRq COOK 24
    Copy: SR2 hbk
    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    SRq COOK 55
    Copy: v.15 (Sr hbk)
    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)

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