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Stearn, William T. (William Thomas) 1911-2001

Overview
Works: 485 works in 1,368 publications in 6 languages and 14,001 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Terminology  History  Biographies  Pictorial works  Biography  Folklore  Illustrated works  Classification  Wood engravings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: QK98, 581.014
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Most widely held works by William T Stearn
Botanical Latin : history, grammar, syntax, terminology, and vocabulary by William T Stearn( Book )

136 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aims to provide a working guide to the special kind of Latin internationally used by botanists for the description and naming of plants."--Apologia. There are sections on (1) the history and development of botanical Latin; (2) grammar; (3) syntax; (4) vocabulary. The vocabulary (p.377-548) Gives, in one alphabet, Latin equivalents for terms and expressions used in describing plants
The compleat naturalist; a life of Linnaeus by Wilfrid Blunt( Book )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The years of struggle 1707-1735 -- In search of fame 1735-1738 -- The prince of botanists 1738-1778
The art of botanical illustration by Wilfrid Blunt( Book )

66 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grundig og rigt illustreret oversigt over planteillustra- tionskunsten gennem mere end 3000 år
Stearn's dictionary of plant names for gardeners : a handbook on the origin and meaning of the botanical names of some cultivated plants by William T Stearn( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives and meaning and origin of some 6,000 (largely Latin) botanical names, selecting them for their likelihood of being used by gardeners and horticulturalists
Wild flowers of the world by Barbara Everard( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British taxonomist groups the wild flowers into 12 geographical regions and offers authoritative information about them
A gardener's dictionary of plant names; a handbook on the origin and meaning of some plant names by Archibald William Smith( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Species plantarum : a facsimile of the first edition, 1753 by Carl von Linné( Book )

32 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Redouté's fairest flowers by Pierre Joseph Redouté( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents watercolors of hundreds of species of flowers, and describes the characteristics and background of each plant
Botanical Latin by William T Stearn( Book )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1966, Botanical Latin is widely recognised as a classic of botanical literature and is the definitive work of reference on this important subject. Published here in paperback for the first time ever, this internationally renowned guide summarises the grammar and syntax of botanical Latin, and covers the origins of Latin and Latinized geographical names, symbols and abbreviations, diagnoses and descriptions, the formation of names and epithets and much more. The most accurate, up to date and comprehensive book of its kind ever published An invaluable source of information for every taxonomic botanist and keen gardener."--Back cover
The Greek plant world in myth, art, and literature by Hellmut Baumann( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griechenland - Griechen - Wildpflanzen
The Natural History Museum at South Kensington : a history of the British Museum (Natural History), 1753-1980 by William T Stearn( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bicentenary history of the Linnean Society of London by Andrew Thomas Gage( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commemorates the bicentenary of the world's oldest active biological society (founded in 1788). A chronological record of activities meetings, publications, events from foundation onwards. Annotation copyright Book News Inc. Portland, Or
The genus Epimedium and other herbaceous Berberidaceae by William T Stearn( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flowering plant with multiple flowers, buds and leaves
Lilies of the world, their cultivation & classification by Hubert B. Drysdale Woodcock( Book )

18 editions published between 1950 and 1952 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libellus de Re Herbaria, 1538. The names of herbes, 1548. Facsimiles with introductory matter by William Turner( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in English and Latin and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culinary herbs by Mary Page( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humboldt, Bonpland, Kunth and tropical American botany : a miscellany on the "Nova genera et species plantarum" by William T Stearn( Book )

9 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lindley, 1799-1865 : gardener-botanist and pioneer orchidologist : bicentenary celebration volume( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Saviour of the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew from abolition and destruction by the Government to save expenditure, campaigner against the tax on glass inhibiting conservatory building, influential reporter on the Irish potato famine, John Lindley (1799-1865) is today honoured primarily as Britain's pioneer orchidologist, whose publications on the classification, description and naming of orchids remain important. That was only part of his multifarious activities as botanist and horticulturist. He was one of the most eminent, industrious, versatile, public-spirited and productive of Victoriansgardener-botanist, botanical artist, author of textbooks, university professor, editor and journalist." "This well-illustrated volume marks the bicentenary of Lindley's birth in 1799. It provides an interesting general account of Lindley's life, achievements and financial difficulties, supplemented with contributions by specialists on Lindley as orchidologist, horticulturist and palaeobotanist. It also provides accounts of the Lindley Library, the Lindley archive in British Columbia, the Lindley Medal of the Royal Horticultural Society together with a complete list of his numerous publications." "Colour plates illustrate Lindley's skill as a botanical artist and the diversity of orchids which he studied and named. This book should be of permanent value to historically minded gardeners and botanists, particularly orchidologists."--BOOK JACKET
The Chelsea gardener : Philip Miller 1691-1771 by Hazel Le Rougetel( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The orchid paintings of Franz Bauer by Joyce Stewart( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The art of botanical illustration
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The art of botanical illustrationStearn's dictionary of plant names for gardeners : a handbook on the origin and meaning of the botanical names of some cultivated plantsRedouté's fairest flowersBotanical LatinThe Natural History Museum at South Kensington : a history of the British Museum (Natural History), 1753-1980The genus Epimedium and other herbaceous BerberidaceaeJohn Lindley, 1799-1865 : gardener-botanist and pioneer orchidologist : bicentenary celebration volumeThe Chelsea gardener : Philip Miller 1691-1771
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Stearn, W. T. (William Thomas), 1911-

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William Thomas Stearn Brits botanicus (1911-2001)

Стерн, Уильям Томас

Стерн, Уильям Томас ботаник

ויליאם ת. סטירן

ויליאם ת. סטירן בוטנאי בריטי

وليام ستيرن عالم نبات بريطاني

ویلیام تی. استارن

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斯特恩 1911-2001

斯特恩, W. T. 1911-2001

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