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Sowerby, James 1757-1822

Overview
Works: 563 works in 930 publications in 1 language and 3,407 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Catalogs and collections  Guidebooks  Classification 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Publisher, Artist, Other, Engraver, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: QK306, 581.941
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Most widely held works by James Sowerby
English botany, or, Coloured figures of British plants, with their essential characters, synonyms, and places of growth : to which will be added, occasional remarks by James Sowerby( Book )

16 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coloured figures of English fungi or mushrooms by James Sowerby( Book )

22 editions published between 1797 and 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English botany, or, Coloured figures of British plants by James Sowerby( Book )

13 editions published between 1863 and 1913 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British mineralogy, or, Coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain by James Sowerby( Book )

in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British mineralogy, or, Coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain by James Sowerby( Book )

10 editions published between 1809 and 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exotic botany : consisting of coloured figures, and scientific descriptions, of such new, beautiful, or rare plants as are worthy of cultivation in the gardens of Britain; with remarks on their qualities, history, and requisite modes of treatment by James Edward Smith( Book )

13 editions published in 1804 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes and illustrations of plants newly discovered around the world. The illustrations were drawn by James Sowerby from live specimens grown in England or from drawings and specimens supplied from New South Wales by John White, the First Fleet surgeon. Includes 38 Australian species
A specimen of the botany of New Holland by James Edward Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 1793 and 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facsimile of the first flora of Australia containing 16 botanical plates, text and preliminary matter and bibliographical notes as well as several illustrations of original wrappers and title pages to complement the notes
Zoology of New Holland by George Shaw( Book )

9 editions published between 1794 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a limited edition facsimile of Sowerby's publication of 1794. It was the very first book about Australian animals, and includes the first descriptions of two animals: the red-bellied black snake and the pygmy possum. Includes introductions by Valmai Hankel and Ed McAlister
Malacostraca podophthalmata Britanniae; or, Descriptions of such British species of the Linnean genus Cancer as have their eyes elevated on footstalks by William Elford Leach( Book )

10 editions published between 1815 and 1850 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genera of recent and fossil shells : for the use of students in conchology and geology by James Sowerby( Book )

in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A botanical drawing-book ; or, an easy introduction to drawing flowers according to nature by James Sowerby( Book )

8 editions published between 1788 and 1807 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to Sowerby's models of British fungi in the Department of Botany, British Museum (Natural History) by Worthington George Smith( Book )

3 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the drawings for Sowerby's English botany by James Sowerby( Book )

1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A short catalogue of British minerals : according to a new arrangement by James Sowerby( Book )

1 edition published in 1811 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Iacobus Sowerby

James Sowerby

James Sowerby Brits bioloog (1757-1822)

James Sowerby englischer Naturforscher und Maler

James Sowerby illustratore e naturalista inglese

Джеймс Совербі англійський ботанік та міколог, відомий ботанічний ілюстратор

Сауэрби, Джеймс

ג'יימס סוורבי

ジェームズ・ソワービー

詹姆斯·索爾比

Languages
English (163)