William Bartram, the search for nature's design : selected art, letters, and unpublished writings (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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William Bartram, the search for nature's design : selected art, letters, and unpublished writings

Author: Thomas Hallock; Nancy E Hoffmann; Joel T Fry
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2010.
Series: Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"William Bartram, the Search for Nature's Design provides, for the first time, a primary text survey of the full career of one of the most important North American naturalists of the eighteenth century, and a man whose travels, collections, gardens, writing, and expertise placed him at the center of an emergent global network of natural history correspondents.
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Genre/Form: Quelle
Personal correspondence
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Correspondence
Named Person: William Bartram; William Bartram; William Bartram; William Bartram; William Bartram
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hallock; Nancy E Hoffmann; Joel T Fry
ISBN: 9780820328775 0820328774
OCLC Number: 318869602
Description: xvi, 608 pages : color illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Early years (1754-1765) --
"Tardy genius" (1766-1772) --
Travels south (1772-1776) --
From travels to travels (1780-1791) --
"The philosopher of Kingsessing" (1791-1803) --
Mentor (1803-1813) --
Memorials (1813-1849) --
William Bartram's "Commonplace book" --
William Bartram's draft manuscript for travels: private journal and public book --
"The dignity of human nature": William Bartram and the great chain of being --
Native Americans in William Bartram's "Hints & observations" --
All equally dear to God: William Bartram's antislavery manuscript --
The Bartram-Muhlenberg correspondence (1792-1810) --
The elements of botanical art: William Bartram, Benjamin Smith Barton, and the scientific imagination --
William Bartram and eighteenth-century medicine: a collection of recipes from post-revolutionary Philadelphia --
William Bartram's "Garden calendar" --
Appendixes: A. Calendar of correspondence --
B. Preliminary list of illustrations by William Bartram --
C. Chronology of William Bartram's travels, 1773-1777 --
D. Manuscript alterations and comments.
Series Title: Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Hallock & Nancy E. Hoffmann ; Joel T. Fry, associate editor.

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An important figure in early American science and letters, William Bartram (1739-1823) has been known almost exclusively for his classic book, ""Travels"". This title presents material in the form of  Read more...

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