A description of the genus Cinchona, comprehending the various species of vegetables from which the Peruvian and other barks of a similar quality are taken : illustrated by figures of all the species hitherto discovered; to which is prefixed Professor Vahl's dissertation on this genus, read before the Society of Natural History at Copenhagen. Also a description, accompanied by figures, of a new genus named Hyænanche: or hyæna poison / [Aylmer Bourke Lambert].Publication details: London : Printed for B. and J. White, at Horace's Head, Fleet-Street, 1797. Description: [i]-ix, 3 unnumbered pages, 54, 13 folded leaves plates : engraved illustrationsSubject(s): Poisonous Plants -- 18th century | Medicinal Plants -- 18th century | Cinchona -- 18th century | Quinine -- 18th century | Peruvian Bark -- 18th century | Botany -- 18th century
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|Early Printed Book||RPS Library Howard Collection||582.936.1 LAM (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Not For Loan||John Eliot Howard Bequest||220459|
Author's name taken from dedication page: To the Linnaean Society of London, and to Sir joseph Banks ... by whose liberal and friendly communications, accompanied by original drawings and specimens from his herbarium, this work has been so amply enriched, it is now inscribed, with the greatest respect, by Aylmer Bourke Lambert ... ".
Plates are signed: J. Barlow sculpt.
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.
"Howard Bequest 1952" typed at foot of Pharmaceutical Society Bookplate. Manuscript signature John Eliot Howard, F.L.S. top right of half t.p. Pen and pencil annotations an a number of pages, particularly p.14 which has a note intialled JEH. Previous Classmark: 389.72. Previous location: Basement Store Shelf 23.2.