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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.

By: Lambert, Aylmer Bourke, 1761-1842Contributor(s): Weddell, fl. 1821 [engraver.] | Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 | Laubert, Charles Jean, 1762-1834 | Ruiz, Hipólito, 1754-1816Language: English Publication details: London : Printed for John Searle ; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown ... ; Printed by R. Wilks ..., 1821. Description: ix, [1], 181, [1] p., [5] 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
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Hanbury Collection
582.936.1 LAM (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not for loan Hanbury Bequest 228048
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Howard Collection
582.936.1 LAM (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not for loan John Eliot Howard Bequest 227774
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"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.

Pritzel 5012

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.