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Creator:
Yonge, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Mary), 1823-1901.
Title:
The instructive picture book, or, Lessons from the vegetable world / by the author of "The heir of Redclyffe" and "The herb of the field" ; illustrated with 31 colored plates ; arranged by Robert M. Stark, Fellow of The Botanical and Royal Physical Societies, Edinburgh, author of "A Popular History of British Mosses.".
Alternate Title(s):
Instructive picture book
Lessons from the vegetable world
Published/Created:
Edinburgh : Edmonston & Douglas, 87 Princes Street, 1858.
Physical Description:
22, [2] p., xxxi leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QH46 .I57 1857+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
A continuation of: The Instructive picture book, or, Progressive lessons from the natural history of plants and animals. Edinburgh : Edmonston & Douglas, 1857, even though the present work does not state on the t.p. that it is vol. II. Cf. Osborne.
Plates on double leaves.
Halkett & Laing, III, 162
Osborne Coll., II, 843
BM (compact ed.), v. 20, 659
Publisher's advertisements on paste-downs.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original illustrated boards. In case with: Instructive picture book, or, Progressive lessons from the natural history of animals and plants. Edinburgh, 1857.
Subject Terms:
Botany -- Pictorial works.
Edinburgh -- Imprints -- Specimens.
Edmonston & Douglas -- Publisher.
Fruit -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Natural history -- Pictorial works.
Vegetables -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1858.
Contributors:
Stark, Robert M. (Robert Mackenzie), 1815-1873.
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