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Sowerby, James 1757-1822

Overview
Works: 633 works in 1,054 publications in 1 language and 3,509 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Periodicals  Catalogs and collections  Identification guides  Classification 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Publisher, Artist, Engraver, Other, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: QK306, 594
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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 )

81 editions published between 1790 and 1913 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mineral conchology of Great Britain; or, Coloured figures and descriptions of those remains of testaceous animals or shells, which have been preserved at various times and depths in the earth by James Sowerby( Book )

17 editions published between 1812 and 1972 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1804 and 2016 in English and held by 139 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 )

15 editions published between 1804 and 1805 in English and held by 69 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 )

10 editions published between 1793 and 2005 in English and held by 58 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
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 )

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

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

6 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General indexes to the thirty-six volumes of English botany : to which is added, an alphabetical index to English fungi : making together, a catalogue of indigenous British plants by James Sowerby( Book )

7 editions published between 1814 and 2016 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genera of recent and fossil shells : conchology and geology by George Brettingham Sowerby( Book )

in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoology of New Holland by George Shaw( Book )

4 editions published between 1794 and 2011 in English and held by 33 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
Coloured figures of English fungi or mushrooms : by James Sowerby by James Sowerby( )

11 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 24 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 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exotic mineralogy, or, Coloured figures of foreign minerals : as a supplement to British mineralogy by James Sowerby( Book )

8 editions published between 1811 and 1993 in English and held by 20 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 )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Iacobus Sowerby

James Sowerby

James Sowerby British botanical illustrator

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 (243)