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Rooke, Hayman, 1722-1806

Descriptions and sketches of some remarkable oaks, in the park at Welbeck, in the county of Nottingham : a seat of His Grace the Duke of Portland. To which are added, observations on the age and durabilty of that tree / with remarks on the annual grown of the acorn by Hayman Rooke, Esq., F.S.A.

London : Printed by J. Nichols, for the author, and sold by B. White and Son, Fleet Street; and J. Robson, New Bond Street, MDCCXC [1790]
Physical Description:
23, [1] p., 10 leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SD397.O12 R66 1790+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by William Ellis; after Hayman Rooke.
Plates follow text.
Includes bibliographical references.
English short title catalogue, T68761
Subject Terms:
Botany -- England -- Nottinghamshire -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1790.
Fagaceae -- England -- Nottinghamshire -- Early works to 1800.
Nichols, J. -- Publisher.
Oak -- Early works to 1800.
Parks -- England -- Nottinghamshire -- Early works to 1800.
Ellis, William, 1747-1810, engraver.

  • Plates: A tree in Cowclose Wood called the Dukes' Walking-stick
  • Two large trees in Welbeck Park called The Porters
  • The Seven Sisters
  • A remarkable tree near the Seven Sisters
  • The Green Dale Oak
  • The Oak of Ash
  • A view of Welbeck with part of the Lake
  • The Parliament Oak in Clipstone Park
  • An ancient oak in Birchland Wood.

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