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The North American sylva; or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts, and their introduction into commerce: to which is added a description of the m...

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Names
Michaux, François André (1770-1855) (Author)
Hillhouse, Augustus L. (Augustus Lucas), 1791-1859 (Translator)
Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1841 - 1849
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: J. Dobson, Printed by William Amphlett, New Harmony, Ind.
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: VQV (Michaux, F. A. North American sylva. 1841)
Topics
Botany
Trees -- North America
Genres
Books
Prints
Botanical illustrations
Illustrations
Notes
Content: "With three additional volumes, containing all the forest trees discovered in the Rocky Mountains, the territory of Oregon, down to the shores of the Pacific and into the confines of California, as well as in various parts of the United States. Illustrated by 122 finely colored plates. By Thomas Nuttall ... The whole forming six volumes, and comprising 278 plates."--Note on t.-p.
Content: Vols. 4-6 of this edition are vols. I-III of the "North American sylva ... By Thomas Nuttall ... Philadelphia, J. Dobson, l842-49."
Statement of responsibility: Vols 1-3: translated from the French of F. Andrew Michaux by Augustus L. Hillhouse.
Content: Vols 1-3: Translation of Histoire des arbres forestiers de l'Amérique Septentrionale.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 v. col'd. plates. 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 38598814
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13572078
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1281d470-c613-012f-63d8-58d385a7bc34
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