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Author Henderson, Paul, 1940- author
Title James Sowerby : the enlightenment's natural historian / Paul Henderson
Imprint Richmond, Surrey, UK : Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2015
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  QH31.S625 H497 2015    DUE 02-01-22    30530001214493
Descript 331 pages : colour illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Precarious start -- Rising reputation -- The distant suburb -- The two Jameses -- Sowerby's botany -- Models and museum -- Troublesome exotic floras -- Sowerby's whale -- Minerals, crystals and colours -- Meteorites and a 'sword from heaven' -- A lot of rot -- Mineral conchology -- Societies philosophical and chemical -- Passing the baton
Subject Sowerby, James, 1757-1822
Naturalists -- History
Botanists -- History
Natural history
Botany -- History
Fossils -- History
Minerals -- History
Alt Author Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, issuing body
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