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Peter Collinson and the eighteenth-century natural history exchange

Author: Jean O'Neill; Elizabeth P McLean; American Philosophical Society.
Publisher: Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 2008.
Series: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 264.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Biographies
biografi
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Neill, Jean, 1915-2008.
Peter Collinson and the eighteenth-century natural history exchange.
Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 2008
(OCoLC)609222618
Online version:
O'Neill, Jean, 1915-2008.
Peter Collinson and the eighteenth-century natural history exchange.
Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 2008
(OCoLC)610280493
Named Person: Peter Collinson; Peter Collinson; Peter Collinson; Peter Collinson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean O'Neill; Elizabeth P McLean; American Philosophical Society.
ISBN: 9780871692641 0871692643
OCLC Number: 289095915
Description: xxii, 216 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: "In the great hive of London, like an industrious bee": a Quaker business background --
"There is no end of the wonders in nature": learned societies, publications, and inklings of the enlightenment --
"Our gardens will have more curious plants in them than ever": British-based botanists and horticulturists --
"In hopes to improve, or at least adorn my country": eighteenth-century landscape --
"My inclination does not flagg ... I endeavour to ... procure more": Colonial friends and correspondents --
"Harvest and seed time": Peter Collinson and John Bartram --
"Rare, curious & learned works": European friends and naturalists --
"The glory of my garden & the trofies of friendship": Collinson's gardens at Peckham and Mill Hill.
Series Title: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 264.
Responsibility: Jean O'Neill and Elizabeth P. McLean.

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