Author: Frederic Dawtrey Drewitt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108015875

Category: Medical

Page: 230

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Drewitt investigates the origins and history of this unique and fascinating educational garden.
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Author: F. Dawtrey Drewitt

Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC

ISBN: 9781110590957

Category: History

Page: 132

View: 8402

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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Or, A Popular Guide to the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew

Author: William Jackson Hooker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108065457

Category: History

Page: 160

View: 6580

A single-volume reissue of two 1858 guides to the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, by their first full-time director.
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Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set)

Author: Umberto Quattrocchi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482250640

Category: Science

Page: 3960

View: 5760

"Following on the successes of two previous dictionary projects, the CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names and the CRC World Dictionary of the Grasses, Umberto Quattrocchi has undertaken this dictionary of economically important plants.... He has done for these plants what was so admirably done in his other works—brought the vast and scattered literature on plant names, and in this case, too, their uses, into coherent order so that the inquisitive scholar can get a foothold." —From the Foreword, Donald H. Pfister, Harvard University and Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, Massachusetts The CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology provides the starting point for better access to data on plants used around the world in medicine, food, and cultural practices. The material found in the five volumes has been painstakingly gathered from papers of general interest, reports and records, taxonomic revisions, field studies, herbaria and herbarium collections, notes, monographs, pamphlets, botanical literature, and literature tout court. It includes sources available at various natural history libraries, floras and standard flora works, local floras and local histories, nomenclatural histories, and the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. Much more than a dictionary, the book provides the names of thousands of genera and species of economically important plants, concise summaries of plant properties, and appropriate observations about medicinal uses. Drawing from a tremendous range of primary and secondary sources, it is an indispensable time-saving guide for all those involved with botany, herbal medicine, pharmacognosy, toxicology, medicinal and natural product chemistry, and agriculture.
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Author: Sue Minter

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 0752495275

Category: History

Page: 166

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Founded in 1673 by the Society of Apothecaries, the Chelsea Physic Garden led the world for over 300 years in the research and classification of new plants. Sue Minter examines its history and many notable achievements.
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Philip Miller 1691-1771

Author: Hazel Le Rougetel,William Thomas Stearn

Publisher: Sagapress


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 212

View: 4471

This biography of the great 18th-century gardener, who numbered Sir Hans Sloane and Carl Linnaeus among his acquaintances, is a fascinating overview of horticulture during the great age of discovery.
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Geographies of Scientific Culture and Improvement in Georgian England

Author: Paul A. Elliott

Publisher: I. B. Tauris


Category: History

Page: 352

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Scientific culture was one of the defining characteristics of the English Enlightenment. The latest discoveries were debated in homes, institutions and towns around the country. But how did the dissemination of scientific knowledge vary with geographical location? What were the differing influences in town and country and from region to region? Enlightenment, Modernity and Science provides the first full length study of the geographies of Georgian scientific culture in England. The author takes the reader on a tour of the principal arenas in which scientific ideas were disseminated, including home, town and countryside, to show how cultures of science and knowledge varied across the Georgian landscape. Taking in key figures such as Erasmus Darwin, Abraham Bennett, and Joseph Priestley along the way, it is a work that sheds important light on the complex geographies of Georgian English scientific culture.
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an annotated bibliography; a guide to sources of information histories, bibliographies, biographies, library resources, etc

Author: Gavin D. R. Bridson

Publisher: N.A


Category: Nature

Page: 1032

View: 8029

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Author: James Thomas Herbert Baily

Publisher: N.A


Category: Art

Page: N.A

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Author: Maile Meloy

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101535741

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 4302

It's 1952 and the Scott family has just moved from Los Angeles to London. Here, fourteen-year-old Janie meets a mysterious apothecary and his son, Benjamin Burrows - a fascinating boy who's not afraid to stand up to authority and dreams of becoming a spy. When Benjamin's father is kidnapped, Janie and Benjamin must uncover the secrets of the apothecary's sacred book, the Pharmacopoeia, in order to find him, all while keeping it out of the hands of their enemies - Russian spies in possession of nuclear weapons. Discovering and testing potions they never believed could exist, Janie and Benjamin embark on a dangerous race to save the apothecary and prevent impending disaster. Together with Ian Schoenherr's breathtaking illustrations, this is a truly stunning package from cover to cover.
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Author: Julie Bozza

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780995546530


Page: N.A

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Hilary Kent, a Londoner all his working life, retires to Wiltshire after an estranged cousin unexpectedly leaves him an inhabitable tower surrounded by an overgrown physic garden - and that's when graduate student Tom Laurence suddenly erupts into his life, convincing him that together they can restore the ancient garden to its former glory. Tom's cheerful friendship is the best thing that's ever happened to Hilary and he's perfectly content with that until, to his astonishment and confusion, it seems that Tom's affection for him is beginning to grow into something more ... something he feels he probably shouldn't allow.
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Author: Ameen Rihani

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3732680789

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

View: 9073

Reproduction of the original: The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
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A Sweet & Clean Historical Romance (Regency Chase Brides, Book 2)

Author: Lauren Royal,Devon Royal

Publisher: Novelty Publishing

ISBN: 1634690214

Category: Fiction

Page: 415

View: 8670

“Juliana” is the SWEET ROMANCE edition of “Tempting Juliana” by Lauren Royal From a New York Times bestselling author and her daughter! England, 1816 Lady Juliana Chase has never met a problem she couldn’t solve—or one she could resist. If friends and family don’t always appreciate her efforts on their behalf, well, that’s only because they underestimate her. James Trevor, the young Earl of Stafford, is a prime example—Juliana knows her friend Amanda is the perfect match for James, but he seems intent on spoiling her plans. Lucky for him, “defeat” isn’t in Juliana’s vocabulary… Just as James realized his dream of studying medicine, tragedy stole the love of his life. Though it’s time to move on, the last thing he wants is another romantic entanglement—ever. But somehow he’s got two: first, this ridiculous matchmaking scheme of Juliana’s, and second, an inexplicable infatuation with the matchmaker herself. If he’s going to get the girl, he’ll have to beat her at her own game—and there’s no easy victory when you’re playing with the stubbornest, most cunning meddler in all of London… PLEASE NOTE: This book is the SWEET & CLEAN version of “Lost in Temptation” by Lauren Royal. If you’d prefer to read the original book, which includes steamy love scenes and stronger language, look for “Lost in Temptation.” BOOK DETAILS • Humorous historical romance • Book Two of Lauren & Devon Royal's sweet romance Regency Chase Brides series • A full-length novel (equal to about 415 printed pages) • PG-rated: Kisses only, no love scenes! This e-book includes Bonus Material: an Author's Note, a preview of Lauren and Devon’s next book, and a link to an online contest where you can enter to win a piece of jewelry. AWARDS • Finalist for the RWA Award of Excellence! REVIEWS "Captivating historical romance. Romance readers of all ages will love Lauren Royal & Devon Royal’s books!” —Glynnis Campbell, USA Today Bestselling Author “…a light, adorable Emma-style romance destined to delight anyone looking for a witty, engaging plotline and utterly delightful characters who get caught in meddling, madness, and mayhem on the way to a happy ending.” —Romantic Times BOOKreviews “A darling story with characters that are full of life, hope, and love.” —Romance Readers Connection “…delightful from first page to last, full of superb characters, clever dialogue, and laugh-out-loud situations. This is a fun-tastic Regency romp you won't want to miss.” —Reader to Reader “This book has everything a great romance should have: a delightful historical setting, humor at all the right places, and a host of memorable characters. From beginning to end, the story flowed wonderfully and never skipped a beat.” — CONNECTING BOOKS While JULIANA can be read as a stand-alone novel, many readers enjoy reading it as part of a series. All of Lauren & Devon’s books feature Chase family members. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence: The Chase Brides 1666 - THE EARL’S LONDON BRIDE (Colin & Amy) 1667 - THE MARQUESS’S SCOTTISH BRIDE (Jason & Caithren) 1667 - THE LAIRD’S ENGLISH BRIDE (Cameron & Clarice) 1668 - THE DUKE’S RELUCTANT BRIDE (Trick & Kendra) 1673 - THE VISCOUNT’S WALLFLOWER BRIDE (Ford & Violet, coming soon) 1677 - THE BARON’S HEIRESS BRIDE (Rand & Lily, coming soon) 1677 - THE GENTLEMAN’S SCANDALOUS BRIDE (Kit & Rose, coming soon) Regency Chase Brides 1815 - ALEXANDRA (Tristan & Alexandra) 1816 - JULIANA (James & Juliana) 1817 - CORINNA (Sean & Corinna + Griffin & Rachael) Renaissance Chase Family Series 1549 - ALICE BETROTHED (Adam & Alice, coming late 2016) ~~~~~~ Keywords: sweet and clean, clean and wholesome, teen, young adult, sister, Regency, Chase Family, marquess, 1800s, castle, 19th century, bride, wedding, aristocrat, nobility, wealthy, rich, scandal, betrothal, humor, romantic comedy, marriage, love, inspirational, family life, England, English, London, ebooks, historical romance best sellers, books for mail-order bride readers, novels, series, authors, trilogy, recipes, sweets, matchmaking, matchmaker, Jane Austen, Emma, bake, cook, romance deals, lords and ladies, intrigue, charity, orphans, doctor, physician, medicine, smallpox, vaccination, Foundling Home, meddler
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