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Torrey, John 1796-1873

Overview
Works: 358 works in 756 publications in 1 language and 9,386 library holdings
Genres: Observations  History  Catalogs and collections  Illustrated works  War poetry  Poetry  Biography  Terminology  Catalogs  Classification 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: F592, 917.8042
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Most widely held works about John Torrey
 
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Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842, and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-'44 by John Charles Frémont( Book )

29 editions published between 1845 and 1982 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains by John Charles Frémont( Book )

8 editions published between 1845 and 1980 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of Frémont's report only, without the plates, appendices, &c. included in the congressional editions of 1845
An expedition to the valley of the Great Salt Lake by United States( Book )

24 editions published between 1852 and 1969 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Map of the Great Salt Lake and adjacent country in the Territory of Utah ; Surveyed 1849 and 1850 under the orders of Col. J.J. Abert ; Drawn by Lieut. Gunnison and Charles Preus
A flora of North America by John Torrey( Book )

13 editions published between 1838 and 1969 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 of 2 vols
Report intended to illustrate a map of the hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi river by J. N Nicollet( Book )

16 editions published between 1843 and 2004 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey, made under the direction of the secretary of the Interior by United States( Book )

15 editions published between 1857 and 1859 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report upon the Colorado River of the West : explored in 1857 and 1858 by Joseph C. Ives, Corps of Topographical Engineers, under the direction of the Office of Explorations and Surveys by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The two engraved maps by F.W. Egloffstein are in a new manner for 1861 and are fully described in Appendix D. The maps were ruled by Samuel Sartain...These maps demonstrate the idea of lighting objects from the side and showing the variations of tone through the use of ruled lines..."--Hanson Collection catalog, p. 25
Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah : including a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisebeschreibung, Nordamerika, 19. Jahrhundert
Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey by United States( Book )

in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A report on an exploration of the country lying between the Missouri river and the Rocky mountains : on the line of the Kansas and Great Platte rivers by John Charles Frémont( Book )

10 editions published in 1843 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the natural system of botany : or, A systematic view of the organisation, natural affinities, and geographical distribution of the whole vegetable kingdom : together with the uses of the most important species in medicine, the arts, and rural or domestic economy by John Lindley( Book )

7 editions published in 1831 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Employed early in his career by Sir Joseph Banks, the botanist John Lindley (1799-1865) is best known for his recommendation that Kew Gardens should become a national botanical institution, and for saving the Royal Horticultural Society from financial disaster. As an author, he is best remembered for his works on taxonomy and classification. A partisan of the 'natural' system of Jussieu rather than the Linnaean, Lindley writes, in his preface to this 1830 work, that it was originally created for his own use, to avoid having recourse to 'rare, costly and expensive publications' available only in the libraries of the wealthy. His intention is to give a 'systematic view of the organisation, natural affinities, and geographical distribution of the whole vegetable kingdom', as well as of the uses of plants 'in medicine, the arts, and rural or domestic economy'. The work is important in the history of taxonomy
Plantae frémontianae, or, Descriptions of plants collected by Col. J.C. Frémont in California by John Torrey( Book )

3 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America a dramatic poem by John Torrey( Book )

14 editions published between 1863 and 1963 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the cabinet of natural history of the state of New York, and of the historical and antiquarian collection annexed thereto by New York State Museum( Book )

8 editions published between 1853 and 1978 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Catalogue of plants growing spontaneously within thirty miles of the city of New-York by John Torrey( Book )

9 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Torrey; a story of North American botany by Andrew Denny Rodgers( Book )

3 editions published between 1942 and 1965 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torrey was the center around which the botany of North America first became systematized. To him came most of the botanical materials gathered by all the great expeditions of his time, the military and geographical explorations and the railroad surveys that tapped the west from Canada to Mexico. He was the instructor, consultant, or associate of every prominent North American botanist of the day, and together with Asa Gray, once his pupil, he produced the Flora of North America, the first great systematic work on a continental scale in the New World
Catalog of the manuscript and archival collections and index to the correspondence of John Torrey by New York Botanical Garden( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Torrey Amerikaans botanicus (1796-1873)

John Torrey botanico statunitense

John Torrey US-amerikanischer Botaniker und Chemiker

Torrey, J. 1796-1873

Torrey, J. G. 1796-1873

Torrey, J. (John), 1796-1873

Torrey, John G. 1796-1873

Торри, Джон

جون توري

ジョン・トーリー

約翰·叨雷

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English (259)