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The Sloane herbarium an annotated list of the Horti sicci composing it; with biographical details of the principal contributors by British Museum (Natural History). Department of Botany

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Published by Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Plants,
  • Plant collectors,
  • Catalogs and collections,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementbased on records compiled by the late James Britten, with an introduction by Spencer Savage ; revised and edited by J.E. Dandy
ContributionsBritten, James, 1846-1924, Dandy, J. E. (James Edgar), 1903-1976, Savage, Spencer
The Physical Object
Pagination246 pages, [32] pages of plates :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26364844M

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The Sloane herbarium: an annotated list of the Horti sicci composing it; with biographical details of the principal contributors By British Museum (Natural History).Cited by: The Sloane Herbarium by James Britten, , Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum edition, in English The Sloane Herbarium ( edition) | Open Library Donate ♥Pages: The Sloane herbarium: an annotated list of the Horti sicci composing it; with biographical details of the principal contributors. By. British Museum (Natural History). Department of Botany. Britten, James, Dandy, J. E. (James Edgar), Savage, Spencer British Museum (Natural History).Book Edition: Revised Edition. The Collectors book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This lavishly illustrated book reveals the lives of the people who assemble.

About this book Sir Hans Sloane's herbarium, housed at the Natural History Museum in London, is probably the most extensive herbarium collection dating from the Early Modern period. Assembled between the s and s, it comprises Horti Sicci and . The Sir Hans Sloane Herbarium Gridscale maiden fern, Thelypteris patens. The Sloane Herbarium contains volumes of plant specimens collected on Sloane's voyage to Jamaica (). During his voyage to Jamaica, Sir Hans Sloane collected the first plant specimens to .   The Sloane Herbarium lies at the core of the Natural History Museum's globally important collection of more than five and a quarter million plant specimens. Assembled over a year period beginning in the late 17th century it is, for its time, without parallel in terms of its size, breadth and geographical : Hardcover.   Mercers Trust funded a small scale pilot project to digitise the more difficult to image herbarium specimens from the Samuel Browne Volumes of the Sloane Herbarium that contain specimens of medicinal plants form India. Dr Steen Dupont from the Museum’s Digital Collection programme has been leading on this project. The Sir Hans Sloane Herbarium.

The Sloane Herbarium by Dandy, J.e. (ed.) at Pemberley Books. The Pemberley Bookshop. Why not come and peruse our comprehensive range of natural history titles at our well stocked bookshop, where you can also receive our expert advice. The Library holds Sloane's personal copy of Ray's Historia plantarum (), annotated with references to Sloane's herbarium. Some of the pages in this copy were bound out of order, and the numbering has been corrected in Sloane's own hand. After his time in London, Sloane studied anatomy, medicine and botany in France in The Sloane Herbarium contains volumes of plant specimens collected on Sloane's voyage to Jamaica (). During his voyage to Jamaica, Sir Hans Sloane collected the first plant specimens to be brought back to England from the region. The specimens were mounted in seven bound volumes, which have been preserved intact. Numerous books and papers have been written about the life and work of the famous Leiden physician and botanist professor Herman Boerhaave (–). However, .