An illustration of the genus Cinchona : comprising descriptions of all the officinal Peruvian barks including several new species ; Baron de Humboldt's Account of the Cinchona forests of South America ; and Laubert's Memoir on the different species of Quinquina ; to which are added several dissertations of Don Hippolito Ruiz on various medicinal plants of South America ; with several plates ; and a short account of the spikenard of the ancients, with a plate / by Aylmer Bourke Lambert.Language: English Publication details: London : Printed for John Searle ; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown ... ; Printed by R. Wilks ..., 1821. Description: ix, , 181,  p.,  folded leaves of plates : ill. (engravings)Other title: Copy 2 Spine Title: Genus CinchonaSubject(s): Cinchona | Quinine | Peruvian Bark | Medicinal Plants -- South America | Botany -- South America | Pharmacognosy
|Item type||Current library||Call number||Status||Notes||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Early Printed Book||RPS Library Hanbury Collection||582.936.1 LAM (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Not for loan||Hanbury Bequest||228048|
|Early Printed Book||RPS Library Howard Collection||582.936.1 LAM (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Not for loan||John Eliot Howard Bequest||227774|
Printer from colophon.
"The great additions made to the genus Cinchona since the publication of the author's former account [Description of the genus Cinchona. London, 1797] ... have induced him to give the following Illustration, which may be considered as supplementary or as forming a distinct work"--Preface.
Plates are signed: Weddell fecit [or sc.].
Includes bibliographical references.
Listed in: Knapman. RPS Library Catalogue, 7th ed. (1894). p.305. [Lambert (Aylmer Bourke).] An illustration of the genus cinchona … 1821.
Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration, 1128
Copy 1: Presented by Thomas Hanbury, November 1892. Formerly belonging to the late Daniel Hanbury.
Copy 2: Presented by Lt.-Col. E.S.G. Howard of Stroud, son and executor of the late A.G. Howard and great-grandson of the collector, March 1952. Previously owned by John Eliot Howard.
Copy 1: Contains Hanbury Presentation Bookplate. Previous Accession Numbers: ADTQ and 12364. Previous Classmark: 615.72. Previous location: Basement Store Shelf 38.5.
Copy 2: “Howard Bequest 1952” typed at foot of Pharmaceutical Society Bookplate. Manuscript signature John Eliot Howard, F.L.S. top right of t.p. Ink and pencil annotations and underlinings throughout; some annotations in John Eliot Howard's hand. Previous Classmark: 589.72. Previous location: Basement Store Shelf 31.3.