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Elements of botany: or Outlines of the natural history of vegetables. [electronic resource] : Illustrated by thirty plates. / By Benjamin Smith Barton, M.D. professor of materia medica, natural history, and botany, in the University of Pennsylvania
Bib ID 3727603
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815
 
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Description Philadelphia: : Printed for the author., 1803 
xii, [2], 302, 32, 168, 16, 25-38, [4] p., XXX leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 24 cm. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 3763.

Notes

"Corrections and additions, in part I."--p. [xiv].

"Directions to the binder."--p. [39], 5th count.

"Preparing for the press, The anatomy and physiology of the rattle-snake, and other North-American serpents. ..."--p. [40], 5th count.

"The elements of botany, as well as the following works, by the same author, may be had of him, or of Mr. Conrad, Mr. Dobson, Mr. Nichols, and other booksellers in Philadelphia, and of Messrs. Swords, in New-York. ..."--p. [41], 5th count.

"The greater number of the plates ... have been engraved from the original drawings of Mr. William Bartram."--preface, p. x.

"University of Pennsylvania. The lectures on botany commence, annually, about the middle of April, and terminate in the first week of July."--p. [ii].

"University of Pennsylvania. The lectures on materia medica, and those on natural history, commence, annually, in the first week of November, and terminate in the first week of March."--p. [iv].

Dedicated "to the students of medicine, in the University of Pennsylvania, and to the lovers and cultivators of natural history, in every part of the United-States."

In three parts, and an appendix; each paged separately.

Last page blank.

Plates engraved variously by C. Tiebout, B. Tanner, F. Shallus, B. Jones, G. Fox, Lawson, and J.H. Seymour.

Includes bibliographical references.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

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Shaw & Shoemaker 3763

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 3763). 
Subjects Botany.
Form/genre Publishers' advertisements
Place United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Other authors/contributors Bartram, William, 1739-1823, ill  |  Fox, Gilbert, 1776-1807?, engraver  |  Jones, Benjamin, active 1798-1815, engraver  |  Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846, engraver  |  Seymour, Joseph H., engraver  |  Shallus, Francis, engraver  |  Tanner, Benjamin, 1775-1848, engraver  |  Tiebout, Cornelius, 1777-1832, engraver

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