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A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS

PUBLISHED OE SOLD BY

ROBERT HARDWICKE,

192, PICCADILLY, LONDON, W.

Sowerby's English Botany:

Containing a Description and Life-size Drawing of every British
Plant. Edited and brought up to the present standard of scien-
tific knowledge, by T. Boswell Syme, LL.D., F.L.S., &c.
With Popular Descriptions of the Uses, History, and Traditions
of each Plant, by Mrs. Lankester, Author of " "Wild Flowers
Worth Notice," "The British Ferns," &c. The Figures by
J. E. Sowerby, James Sowerby, F.L.S., J. De C. Sowerbt,
F.L.S., and J. W. Salter, A.L.S.

"Under the editorship of T. Boswell Syme, F.L.S., assisted by Mrs. Lankester, 'Sowerby's English Botany,' when finished, will be exhaustive of the subject, and worthy of the branch of science it illustrates In turning over the charmingly executed hand-coloured plates ot British plants which encumber these volumes with riches, the reader cannot help being struck with the beauty of many of the humblest flowering weeds we tread on with careless step. We cannot dwell upon many of the individuals grouped in the splendid bouquet of flowers presented in these pages, and it will be sufficient to state that the work is pledged to contain a figure of every wild flower indigenous to these isles."—The Times.

"Will be the most complete Flora of Great Britain ever brought out. This great work will find a place wherever botanical science is cultivated, and the study of our native plants, with all their fascinating associations, held dear."— Athenatum.

"Nothing can exceed the beauty and accuracy of the coloured figures. They are drawn life-size—an advantage which every young amateur will recognize who has vainly puzzled over drawings in which a celandine is as big as a poppy— they are enriched with delicate delineations of fruit, petal, anther, and any organ which happens to be remarkable in its. form—and not a few plates are altogether

new A clear, bold, distinctive type enables the reader to take in at a glance

the arrangement and divisions of every page. And Mrs. Lankester has added to the technical description by the editor an extremely interesting popular sketch, which follows in smaller type. The English, French, and German popular names are given, and, wherever that delicate and difficult step is at all practicable, their derivation also. Medical properties, superstitions, and fancies, and poetic tributes and illusions follow. In short, there is nothing more left to be desired." — Guardian.

"Without question, this is the standard work on Botany, and indispensable

to every botanist The plates are most accurate and beautiful, and the entire

work cannot be too strongly recommended to all who are interested in botany." —Illustrated News.

%* Subscribers to this great National Undertaking may commence at any time without buying all the back numbers at once. ■ Prospectuses and Specimens gratis. s

Sowerby's English Botany, Volume 1 contains

Aconite

Alyssums

Anemones

Awlwort

Banebury

Barberry

Barrenwort

Bearsfoot

Buttercup

Cabbages

Caltrops

Candytuft

Celandines

Charlocks

Coleseed

Colewort

Columbine

Coralwort
Corydalises

Cresses

Crowfoots

Cuckoo flower

Earthsmoke

Figwort

Flixweed

Fumitories

Gilliflowers

Headwark

Hellebores

Horseradish

Hutchinsia

Jack-by-the-hedge

Kingcup

Ladies* Smocks

Larkspurs

Lilies

Madwort

Marigold

Mayflower

Monkshood

Mousetails

Mustards

Nailwort

Nasturtiums

Navews

Old man's beard

Pasque flower

Peony

Pepperworts

Pheasant's eyes

Poppies

Radishes

Rape

Rockets

Rues

Scurvy grasses

Spear worts

Stocks

Tooth wort

Traveller's joy

Turnips

Wallflowers

Whitlow grasses

Woad

Wolfsbane

All the Plants ranked under the orders Ranunculacece, Berberidacese, Nymphseacese, Papaveracese, and Cruciferse.

Sowerby's English Botany, Volume 2 contains the

Aaron's beard

Alder

All-seed

Balsams

Bladder-nut

Bruriewort

Buckthorns

Campions

Carnation

Catchflys

Chickweeds

Claytonia

Corn cockle

Crane's bills

Cuckoo flower

Cyphel

Dyer's weed

Flaxes

Fuller's herb

Heartsease

Herb Roberts

Holly

Limes

Li me wort

Lychnis

Mallows

Maples

Mignonettes

Milkworts

Mcenchia

Pansies
Pearl worts
Pinks
Purslane
Ragged Robin
Red rot
Rocket
Rock roses
Rose of heaven
St. John's worts
Sandworts
Sea heath
Soap wort
Sorrels

I Spindle tree
i Spurreys

Stitchworts
! Storks' bills
, Sun dens
j Sun rose

Sycamore

Tamarisk

Tutsan

Violets

Water blinks

Waterworts

Wild Williams

Yarr

All the Plants ranked under the orders Resedacese, Cistacese, Violaceae, Droseracese, Polygalacese, Frankeniacese, Caropbyllacese, Portulacacese, Tamariceee, Elatinacese, Hypericacese, Malvaceae, Tiliacese, Linaceoe, GeraniaceEe, Ilicinese, Celastracese, Rhamnacese, Sapindacete.

Sowerby's English Botany, Volume 3 contains the

Agrimonies
Apples
Avens
Beams
Birdsfoots
Blackberry
Blackthorn
Brambles
Briars
Broom
''illace

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Sowerby's English Botany, Volume 3 (continued) contains the

Plum

Queen of the mea-
dow
Raspberries
Rest-harrows
Roebuck-berry

Saintfoin

Service-trees

Shamrock

Sibbaldia

Silver-weed

Spit sea

Strawberries

Sweetbriars

Tares

Tongue under

tongue Tormentils Trefoils

Vetches

Vetchlings

Waxen wood

Whins

Whitebeams

Whitethorns

All the Plants ranked under the orders Leguminiferae and Rosaceae.

Sowerby's English Botany, Volume 4 contains the

Alexanders

Angelicas

Anise

Astrantia

Bald-money

Bay, rose

Bedstraws

Bladder-seed

Bryony

Caraways

Carrots

Celery

Cheese-rennet

Chervils

Cicely

Coriander

Cornel

Currants

Banewort

Dogwood

Dropworts

Earth-nuts

Elders

Eryngo

Evening primroses

Fennels

Golden moss

Gooseberry

Goosegrass

Goutweed

Grass of Parnassus

Grass-poly

Guelder-rose

Hare's-ears

Hartwort

Hemlocks

Herb, Bennet

Herb, Gerard

Hog's fennels

Holley, sea

Honeysuckle

House-leek

Isnardia
Ivy

Lamb's-lcttuces

Linnaea

Livelong

London Prides

Loose strife

Lovage

Madders

Mare's tail

Masterwort

Meal tree

Milfoils

Mistletoe

Moschatel

Mug wort

Navel wort

Nightshades

Orpines

Parsleys

Parsnips

Pennywort

Purslane

Rose-root

Samphires

Sanicle

Saxifrages

Scabiouses

Squinancywort

Stonecrops

Stoneworts

Sulphur-wort

Teasels

Thorough-wax

TillEea

Valerians

Venus's comb

Wayfaring tree

Willow herbs

Woodbines

Woodruffs

All the Plants ranked under the orders Lythracese, Onagracese, Cucurbitaceae, Grossulariacese, Crassulacese, Saxifragacese, Umbel liferse, Araliacea?, Cornacete, Loranthacese, Capri foliaceae, Rubiacete, Valerianacete, and Dipsacese.

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Sowerby's English Botany, Volume 6 contains

the

Andromeda

Arbutus

Ashes

Azalea

Bartsias

Bearberrys

Belladonna

Bell-flowers

Betonys

Bilberrys

Bindweeds

Bird's-nest

Bitter-sweet

Bleaberry

Bog: bean

Broom-rapes

Brooklime

Brown-rapes

Brownworts

Buck beans

Bull-dogs

Bullock's-wort

Bunny

Butter-and-eggs

Canterbury-bell

Centaurys

Cicendias

Convolvulus

Cow wheats

Cranberry

Devale

Dodders

Euphraisie

Eyebrights

Felwort

Figworts

Fleullins

Foxglove

Gentians

Hag-taper

Hare-bell

Heaths

Heather

Henbane

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All the Plants ranked under the orders Campanulacese, Ericaceae, Jasminacese, Apocynacese, Gentianacete, Polemoniacese, Convolvulacere, Solanacese, Scrophulariacese, Orabanchacese, and Verbenacece.

Sowerby's English Botany, Volume 7 contains the

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All the Plants ranked under the orders Labiata?, Boraginacete, Lentibulariacese, Primulacese, Plumbaginaceae, Plantaginacea?, Paronyohiacese, and Amarantacese.

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