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An introduction to botany: in a series of familiar letters, with illustrative engravings

Collection Data

Names
Wakefield, Priscilla, 1751-1832 (Author)
Newbery, E. (Elizabeth), 1746-1821 (Publisher)
Darton & Harvey (London, England) (Publisher)
Vernor and Hood (Publisher)
Lefanu, Catherine Frances (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1798
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for E. Newbery ...; Darton and Harvey ...; and Vernor and Hood ...,
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Wakefield/Introduction) 1798
Topics
Botany -- Juvenile literature
Women publishers -- Great Britain -- 18th century
Genres
Books
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Priscilla Wakefield, author of Mental improvement, Leisure hours, Juvenile anecdotes, etc.
Citation/reference: English short title catalogue, T97995
Content: A-H¹² I⁴.
Content: Illustrations: 12 prints ; hand-colored engravings : full-page. Botanical pictures ; also, one folded table, 20 x 17 cm.
Physical Description
Extent: Xv, [16]-200 p., [13] leaves of plates (one folding) : illustrations, table ; 18 cm
Pforzheimer copy: Early ink inscription on the half title verso ("Catherine Frances Lefanu / a gift from her affectionate Father / 17 April 1830"). -- 20th century green paste paper boards, printed paper spine label.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR12793409-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14609322
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 19d8cd80-c605-012f-cd11-58d385a7bc34
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