New Additions to On-line Literature from the Missouri Botanical G arden Library

Jim.Solomon at MOBOT.ORG Jim.Solomon at MOBOT.ORG
Thu Nov 11 17:44:57 CST 2004

Seven rare books from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library have been
digitized and are now available online at  This popular site now presents
77 volumes by 27 authors and includes more than 3,300 beautiful
illustrations.  Of particular note is Peter Schöffer's "Herbarius," an
interesting work on medicinal plants that was published circa 1480.  The
recent additions include:

Title: A curious herbal, containing five hundred cuts, of the most useful
plants, which are now used in the practice of physick : engraved on folio
copper plates, after drawings taken from the life / by Elizabeth Blackwell.
To which is added a short description of ye plants and their common uses in
Author: Blackwell, Elizabeth
Additional Authors: Harding, Samuel
Publisher: London : Printed for Samuel Harding, 1737-1739.
Call number: QK99.A1 B544 1737 v. 1 #1010

Title: Fleurs, fruits et feuillages choisis de l'ille de Java : peints
d'après nature
Author: Nooten, Berthe Hoola van
Publisher: Bruxelles : C. Muquardt, [1880]
Call number: QK371.4 .N66 1880

Uniform Title: Herbarius
Title: []ogatu plurimo[rum] inop¯u n¯umorum egenti¯u appotecas refut¯ati¯u
occasione illa op necessaria ibid¯e ad corp[us] egr¯u spect¯atia s¯ut cara
simplicia et co[m]posita .
Author: Schöffer, Peter
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n., 148-?].

Title: Icones et descriptiones Graminum austriacorum
Author: Host, Nikolaus Thomas
Additional Authors: Schmidt, A; Ibmayer, J
Publisher: Vindobonae : A. Schmidt, 1801-1809.
Call number: QK495.F19 H67 1809

Title: The natural history of the rarer lepidoterous insects of Georgia :
Including their systematic characters, the particulars of their several
metamorphoses, and the plants on which they feed. Collected from the
observation of Mr. John Abbot, many years resident in that country
Author: Smith, James Edward
Additional Authors: Abbot, John
Call number: QL551.G3 S65 1797
Publisher: London : Printed by T. Bensley, for J. Edwards [etc.] 1797.

Title: Plantarum Brasiliae icones et descriptiones hactenus ineditae : iussu
et auspiciis Francisci Primi, imperatoris et regis augustissimi / auctore
Ioanne Emanuele Pohl. 
Author: Pohl, Johann Baptist Emanuel 
Publisher: Vindobonae [Vienna] : Antonii Strauss, 1827-31.
Call number: QK263 .P65 1827-31

Title: Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous
Author: Lindey, John
Publisher: London, J. Ridgway, 1838.
Call number: QK495.F50 L556 1838

James C. Solomon
Curator of the Herbarium
Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, Missouri 63166-0299  USA
e-mail: jim.solomon at
phone: (314) 577-9507
fax: (314) 577-0820

More information about the Taxacom mailing list