A Biographical Index of British and Irish Botanists Compiled by James Britten ... and G.S. Boulger: First supplement, 1893-97

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West, Newman & Company, 1899 - 34 pages

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Page 248 - ... elucidated. Every number contains reviews of new and important books written by competent critics : in this as in every other respect a strictly independent attitude has been maintained. While in no way officially connected with the Department of Botany of the British Museum, the Journal has from the first been controlled by those whose acquaintance with the National Herbarium has enabled them to utilize its pages for recording facts of interest and importance regarding the priceless botanical...
Page 248 - Trimen, who, assisted during part of the time by Mr. JG Baker and Mr. Spencer Moore, carried it on until the end of 1879, when he left England for Ceylon. Since then it has been in the hands of the present Editor. Without professing to occupy the vast field of general Botany, the Journal has from its inception filled a position which, even- now, is covered by no other periodical. It affords a...

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