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The Resource An history of fungusses, growing about Halifax : with fourty-four copper-plates, on which are engraved fifty-one species of Agarics : wherein their varieties, and various appearances in the different stages of growth, are faithfully exhibited in more than two hundred figures : copied with great care from the plants, when newly gathered and in a state of perfection : with a particular description of each species, in all its stages : from the first appearance to the utter decay of the plant : with the time when they were gathered, the soil and situation in which they grew, their duration, and the particular places mentioned, where all the new or rare species were found : the whole being a plain recital of facts, the result of more than twenty years observation : in three volumes, by James Bolton

An history of fungusses, growing about Halifax : with fourty-four copper-plates, on which are engraved fifty-one species of Agarics : wherein their varieties, and various appearances in the different stages of growth, are faithfully exhibited in more than two hundred figures : copied with great care from the plants, when newly gathered and in a state of perfection : with a particular description of each species, in all its stages : from the first appearance to the utter decay of the plant : with the time when they were gathered, the soil and situation in which they grew, their duration, and the particular places mentioned, where all the new or rare species were found : the whole being a plain recital of facts, the result of more than twenty years observation : in three volumes, by James Bolton

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An history of fungusses, growing about Halifax : with fourty-four copper-plates, on which are engraved fifty-one species of Agarics : wherein their varieties, and various appearances in the different stages of growth, are faithfully exhibited in more than two hundred figures : copied with great care from the plants, when newly gathered and in a state of perfection : with a particular description of each species, in all its stages : from the first appearance to the utter decay of the plant : with the time when they were gathered, the soil and situation in which they grew, their duration, and the particular places mentioned, where all the new or rare species were found : the whole being a plain recital of facts, the result of more than twenty years observation : in three volumes
Title
An history of fungusses, growing about Halifax
Title remainder
with fourty-four copper-plates, on which are engraved fifty-one species of Agarics : wherein their varieties, and various appearances in the different stages of growth, are faithfully exhibited in more than two hundred figures : copied with great care from the plants, when newly gathered and in a state of perfection : with a particular description of each species, in all its stages : from the first appearance to the utter decay of the plant : with the time when they were gathered, the soil and situation in which they grew, their duration, and the particular places mentioned, where all the new or rare species were found : the whole being a plain recital of facts, the result of more than twenty years observation : in three volumes
Statement of responsibility
by James Bolton
Title variation
  • Historia fungorum circa Halifax sponte nascentium
  • Bolton's Fungusses.
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Language
eng
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active 1775-1795
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Bolton, James
Dewey number
589.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QK607
LC item number
.B64 1788
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QK607
NAL item number
.B67 1788
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  • 1742-1819
  • -1801
  • -1796
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  • Stackhouse, John
  • Milner, John
  • Brook, J.
  • Binns, John
  • B. White and Son
  • W. Edwards and Sons
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  • Fungi
  • Fungi
  • England
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An history of fungusses, growing about Halifax : with fourty-four copper-plates, on which are engraved fifty-one species of Agarics : wherein their varieties, and various appearances in the different stages of growth, are faithfully exhibited in more than two hundred figures : copied with great care from the plants, when newly gathered and in a state of perfection : with a particular description of each species, in all its stages : from the first appearance to the utter decay of the plant : with the time when they were gathered, the soil and situation in which they grew, their duration, and the particular places mentioned, where all the new or rare species were found : the whole being a plain recital of facts, the result of more than twenty years observation : in three volumes, by James Bolton
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Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes
  • Volume 2 has imprint: Huddersfield: Printed for the Author, by J. Brook, bookseller, and sold by B. White and Son, London, J. Binns, Leeds, W. Edwards and Sons, and J. Milner, Halifax, and may be had of all other booksellers, 1788
  • Volumes 3-4 have imprint: Huddersfield: Printed by J. Brook for the author, at Stannary, near Halifax, 1789-91
  • "Appendix : containing such plants of the fungi order as have been discovered since the publication of the former volumes" : p. [135-138]
  • Title of v. 4: An appendix or supplement to the history of fungusses growing about Halifax : by which the work is completed in four volumes : containing one hundred and eighty-two copper-plates, on which are engraved two hundred and thirty-one species of fungusses, exhibited in about nine hundred figures, all drawn, engraved, and coloured by the author ..
  • Errata: at end of v. 2 & v. 4
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
4 volumes
Lccn
05024830
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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n
Note
Archives copy: A.H. Reginald Buller Memorial Library. Bookplate of John Stackhouse in vols. 3 and 4.
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color illustrations
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(OCoLC)1709244
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An history of fungusses, growing about Halifax : with fourty-four copper-plates, on which are engraved fifty-one species of Agarics : wherein their varieties, and various appearances in the different stages of growth, are faithfully exhibited in more than two hundred figures : copied with great care from the plants, when newly gathered and in a state of perfection : with a particular description of each species, in all its stages : from the first appearance to the utter decay of the plant : with the time when they were gathered, the soil and situation in which they grew, their duration, and the particular places mentioned, where all the new or rare species were found : the whole being a plain recital of facts, the result of more than twenty years observation : in three volumes, by James Bolton
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes
  • Volume 2 has imprint: Huddersfield: Printed for the Author, by J. Brook, bookseller, and sold by B. White and Son, London, J. Binns, Leeds, W. Edwards and Sons, and J. Milner, Halifax, and may be had of all other booksellers, 1788
  • Volumes 3-4 have imprint: Huddersfield: Printed by J. Brook for the author, at Stannary, near Halifax, 1789-91
  • "Appendix : containing such plants of the fungi order as have been discovered since the publication of the former volumes" : p. [135-138]
  • Title of v. 4: An appendix or supplement to the history of fungusses growing about Halifax : by which the work is completed in four volumes : containing one hundred and eighty-two copper-plates, on which are engraved two hundred and thirty-one species of fungusses, exhibited in about nine hundred figures, all drawn, engraved, and coloured by the author ..
  • Errata: at end of v. 2 & v. 4
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
4 volumes
Lccn
05024830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Archives copy: A.H. Reginald Buller Memorial Library. Bookplate of John Stackhouse in vols. 3 and 4.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1709244

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