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Peter Collinson and the eighteenth-century natural history exchange / Jean O'Neill and Elizabeth P. McLean.
O'Neill, Jean, 1915-2008
Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 2008.
xxii, 216 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Collinson, Peter, 1694-1768
McLean, Elizabeth P., 1930-
American Philosophical Society
Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ; v. 264.
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Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society held at Philadelphia for promoting useful knowledge, 0065-9738 ; v. 264
Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-195) and indexes.
"In the great hive of London, like an industrious bee": a Quaker business background
"There is no end of the wonders in nature": learned societies, publications, and inklings of the enlightenment
"Our gardens will have more curious plants in them than ever": British-based botanists and horticulturists
"In hopes to improve, or at least adorn my country": eighteenth-century landscape
"My inclination does not flagg ... I endeavour to ... procure more": Colonial friends and correspondents
"Harvest and seed time": Peter Collinson and John Bartram
"Rare, curious & learned works": European friends and naturalists
"The glory of my garden & the trofies of friendship": Collinson's gardens at Peckham and Mill Hill.
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