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First Steps in Economic Botany, an Abridgement of 'Popular Economic Botany'
Thomas Croxen Archer
Geen voorbeeld beschikbaar - 2020
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Pagina 93 - Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store; Content though mean, and cheerful if not gay, Shuffling her threads about the live-long day, Just earns a scanty pittance, and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light...
Pagina 72 - And the mixed multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, "Who shall give us flesh to eat? We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick: But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
Pagina 8 - AUSTRALIS ; or, Algae of the Southern Ocean, being Figures and Descriptions of Marine Plants collected on the Shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extratropical Australia'n Colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic Regions. By Dr. HARVEY, FRS Imperial 8vo, 50 Coloured Plates, £2. 2». A selection of Fifty Species of remarkable forms of Seaweed, not included in the ' Phycologia Australica,
Pagina 14 - Conchologia Systematica ; Or, Complete System of Conchology ; in which the Lepades and Conchiferous Mollusca are described and classified according to their Natural Organization and Habits. By LOVELL REEVE, FLS Illustrated with 300 plates of upwards of 1500 figures of Shells.
Pagina 76 - And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck...
Pagina 3 - THE RHODODENDRONS OF SIKKIM-HIMALAYA ; being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons recently discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya from Drawings and Descriptions made on the spot, by Dr. JD Hooker, FRS By Sir WJ HOOKER, FRS Folio, 30 Coloured Plates, £4. 14*.
Pagina 93 - Yon cottager who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store, Content though mean, and cheerful, if not gay, Shuffling her threads about the live-long day, Just earns a scanty pittance, and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no praise, but (though her lot be such, Toilsome and indigent) she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her bible true, A truth the brilliant...
Pagina 6 - THE ESCULENT FUNGUSES OF ENGLAND. Containing an Account of their Classical History, Uses, Characters, Development, Structure, Nutritious Properties, Modes of Cooking and Preserving, etc.
Pagina 4 - ICONES PLANTARUM ; or, Figures, with brief Descriptive Characters and Remarks, of New and Rare Plants, selected from the Author's Herbarium.
Pagina 3 - ILLUSTRATIONS OF SIKKIM-HIMALAYAN PLANTS, chiefly selected from Drawings made in Sikkim, under the superintendence of the late JF CATHCART, Esq., Bengal Civil Service. The Botanical Descriptions and Analyses by Dr. JD HOOKER, FRS Imperial folio, 24 Coloured Plates and an Illuminated Title-page by W. FITCH, £5.