catalogue of plants contained in the botanic garden at Elgin in the vicinity of New York, established in 1801. by David Hosack

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Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms [n.d.] (American culture series, Reel 415.3)

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GenreCatalogs.
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 415.3.
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17495410M
OCLC/WorldCa6800411

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by: Hosack. Originally published in New York in under title: A catalogue of plants contained in the Botanic Garden at Elgin.

Plate signed: Leney sc. Signatures: pi² 1⁴ ² 17⁴ (sig. 17₄ blank). Description: x, [2], 65, [3] p., [1] leaf of plate: ill. (engraving) ; 23 cm. Other Titles. First published in New York in under title: A catalogue of plants contained in the Botanic Garden at Elgin.

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