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Balfour, John Hutton (1808-1884)

Balfour, John Hutton, 1808-1884.
Date
1845
Reference
MSS.1043-1045
  • Archives and manuscripts



About this work

Description

Botanical lectures. Author's holograph MSS. Inside the upper cover of Vol. III is a pasted-in visiting card, inscribed 'Professor Balfour/Royal Botanic Garden/Edinburgh'. Produced in Edinburgh.

Publication/Creation

1845

Physical description

3 volumes 3 vols. 8vo. 20 x 13 cm. Original half-calf binding. With the writer's book-plate, which is also used, pasted on the spines, as a cover-title.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1913.

Biographical note

The author was professor of botany at Glasgow University in 1841, and at Edinburgh in 1845.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Languages

  • English

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