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Lindley, John, 1799–1865

Ladies' botany, or, A familiar introduction to the study of the natural system of botany / by John Lindley.

Additional Title(s):

Ladies' botany

Familiar introduction to the study of the natural system of botany

4th ed.
London : Ridgway, [ca. 1842?]
Physical Description:
2 v. (xvi, 300; viii, 280 p.) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QK94 .L56 1840
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by Watts; after Sarah Anne Drake.
Printed by Norman and Skeen, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden.
Ridgway traded with this imprint ca. 1842-1863. Cf. Brown. London publishers and printers.
Includes indexes.
BAC: British Art Center copy consists of 2 v. of variant edition. V. 1 is the 4th edition: v. 2 is the 2d edition. Both volumes bound uniformly by W.H. Dalton in diced calf with gilt panelled spines with red morocco labels. Bookplate: William Long, Saxmundham.
Subject Terms:
Botany -- Study and teaching.
Education -- Women.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1840.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
James Ridgway and Sons -- Publisher.
Long, William -- Bookplate.
Norman and Skeen -- Printer.
Plants -- Classification.
Plants -- Identification.
Women -- Intellectual life.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Watts, engraver.
Drake, Sarah Anne, 1803-1857, ill.

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