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Collinson, Peter 1694-1768

Overview
Works: 92 works in 186 publications in 4 languages and 2,608 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Records and correspondence  History  Catalogs and collections  Catalogs  Interactive multimedia  Sources  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QK31.B3, 581.0922
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Most widely held works about Peter Collinson
 
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Most widely held works by Peter Collinson
Memorials of John Bartram and Humphry Marshall by William Darlington( Book )

14 editions published between 1849 and 1967 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brothers of the spade; correspondence of Peter Collinson, of London, and of John Custis, of Williamsburg, Virginia, 1734-1746 by Peter Collinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1949 and 1957 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments and observations on electricity made at Philadelphia in America, to which are added, letters and papers on philosophical subjects by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

16 editions published between 1751 and 1774 in English and French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full text and pages of Franklin's important work which describes his experiments with electricity
Brothers of the spade; correspondence of Peter Collinson, of London, and of John Custis, of Williamsburg, Virginia, 1734-1746 by Peter Collinson( )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes relating to botany collected from the manuscripts of the late Peter Collinson by Aylmer Bourke Lambert( Book )

1 edition published in 1811 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the scientific correspondence of Cadwallader Colden with Gronovius, Linnaeus, Collinson, and other naturalists by Cadwallader Colden( Book )

2 editions published in 1843 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

XLIV. A letter from Mr. Franklin to Mr. Peter Collinson, F.R.S. concerning the effects of lightning by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

2 editions published in 1753 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Forget not mee & my garden ..." : selected letters, 1725-1768 of Peter Collinson, F.R.S. by Peter Collinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Peter Collinson by Norman G Brett-James( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ALS, [London?] to [Peter] Collinson by Hans Sloane( )

1 edition published in 1736 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sloane sends Collinson a sample of an edible plant, arum minus nympheae foliis, collected in Jamaica, which is sweeter than a yam. Extensive notes in what is very possibly Collinson's hand detail the characteristics of this plant and go on to describe Sloane's bird menagerie
An account of the introduction of American seeds into Great Britain by Peter Collinson( Book )

2 editions published between 1766 and 1925 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York, [N.Y.], to Peter Collinson, London, [Eng.] by Cadwallader Colden( )

1 edition published in 1756 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

April 23, 1756, letter from Cadwallader Colden to his regular correspondent, Peter Collinson, a prominent London merchant and natural scientist, regarding Indian attacks and colonial defense during the initial stages of the French and Indian War, the death of a close friend, James Alexander, and revisions to his Principles of action in matter (published 1751)
Some observations on the cicada of North America by Peter Collinson( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Philadelphia, to Peter Collinson by Benjamin Franklin( )

1 edition published in 1764 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saying that John Bartram "has sent a very curious Collection of Specimens of all the uncommonly valuable Plants and Trees of North America, to the King;" adding that he wished "some Notice may be taken of John's Merit;"
Notes relating to Botany [also autobiographical notes] : collected from the Manuscripts of the late Peter Collinson by Aylmer Bourke Lambert( )

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

Sale by the candle at the New-York Coffee-House ... April 19, 1764( Book )

1 edition published in 1764 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Peter Collinson botánico

Peter Collinson botânico britânico

Peter Collinson botanico inglese

Peter Collinson Brits botanicus (1694-1768)

Peter Collinson englischer Botaniker

Коллинсон, Питер

Пітер Коллінсон британський ботанік, натураліст та квакер

بيتر كولنسون

ピーター・コリンソン

Languages
English (118)

Latin (6)

French (4)

German (1)

Covers
The brother gardeners : botany, empire, and the birth of an obsession