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Makers of British botany; a collection of biographies by living botanists,

Author: F W Oliver
Publisher: Cambridge, University Press, 1913.
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oliver, F.W. (Francis Wall), 1864-1951.
Makers of British botany.
Cambridge, University press, 1913
(OCoLC)595508736
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F W Oliver
OCLC Number: 5146484
Notes: Includes a course of ten lectures delivered in 1911 in the Botanical department of University college, London.
Description: 4 preliminary leaves, 332 pages frontispiece, 1 illustration, XXVI plates (including portraits, facsimile)
Contents: Introduction.--Robert Morison and John Ray, by S.H. Vines.--Nehemiah Grew, by Agnes Arber.--Stephen Hales, by F. Darwin.--John Hill, by T.G. Hill.--Robert Brown, by J.B. Farmer.--Sir William Hooker, by F.O. Bower.--John Stevens Henslow, by G. Henslow.--John Lindley, by F. Keeble.--William Griffith, by W.H. Lang.--Arthur Henfrey, by F.W. Oliver.--William Henry Harvey, by R.L. Praeger.--Miles Joseph Berkeley, by G. Massee.--Sir Joseph Henry Gilbert, by W.B. Bottomley.--William Crawford Williamson, by D.H. Scott.--Harry Marshall Ward, by Sir W. Thiselton-Dyer.--A sketch of the professors of botany in Edinburgh from 1670 until 1887, by I.B. Balfour.--Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, F.O. Bower.
Responsibility: ed. by F.W. Oliver.

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