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Brown, Robert 1773-1858

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Works: 350 works in 953 publications in 4 languages and 4,767 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Diaries  Pictorial works  Classification  Field guides  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Other, Collector, Editor
Classifications: G635.P3, 916.75
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The history and description of Africa and of the notable things therein contained by Leo( )

15 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper, under the orders of William Edward Parry, R.N., F.R.S., and commander of the expedition by William Edward Parry( Book )

12 editions published between 1821 and 1977 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Englishman William Edward Parry's journal of his voyage for the discovery of a North-west passage through the Canadian Arctic in the years 1819-'20 aboard the ships Hecla and Griper. Includes official instructions to Parry from the British government on undertaking the expedition, details of land and sea exploration, encounters with Inuit (Eskimos) and fauna in the region, lists of supplies, chronometric, magnetic and lunar observations, numerous plates and maps, glossary of technical terms
The miscellaneous botanical works of Robert Brown, : esq., D.C.L., F.R.S., foreign associate of the Academy of Sciences of the Institute of France, etc by Robert Brown( Book )

31 editions published between 1866 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia, performed under the authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5, and 6, together with a notice of the Province of South Australia, in 1847 by Charles Sturt( Book )

5 editions published between 1849 and 2001 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1, p.44-45; Camboli & Nadbuck, natives of Murray River & Lake Victoria join party as guides; p.7980; Lake Bonney area - small groups contacted; p.83-85; Account of corroboree (dance given by Darling River tribe to Murray River tribe); p.90; Pulcanti & 16 others join expedition; p.92-3; Native camp, Rufus River; p.98-101; Nadbuck rejoined party with Toonda; p.104-107; Information of Darling River attack on white overland party, Ana-branch tribe, native weir, fishing net; p.109110; Large encampment Darling River; p.115-116; 48 natives in camp, kangaroo prepared for cooking (Darling River); p.127-135; Making bark canoes, Laidleys Ponds, Williorara people - food, fish, caterpillars, roots etc.; p.137-140; Cawndilla tribe - disposition; p.145-160; Visit of Boocolo (chief or elder), theft & recovery of flag, native well, Coonbaralba or Murnco Murnco, running down, killing, cooking & eating 2 native dogs; p.161-163; Pit dug for a talperos, glut of fish (Darling River); p.166; Parnari water hole; p.175; Rocky Glen camp, waterholes, well; p.209-210; Poor condition of group at Floods Creek; p.226-234; Acacia seeds as food, fires, huts described (Floods Creek); p.254; Description of shelters; p.261-274; Grinding stones, bags, nets, firesticks; Muddy Creek area circumcision, tooth avulsion; p.294-298; Firing of grass, lizards eaten, cooking; Mount Lyell family group, circumcision, tooth avulsion; p.314- 318; Emaciated native, name for fish, Depot Creek; p.339-349; Jerboa hunting party, cooking in hot sand, body scarification, drinking & use of fat; p.368-370; Women gathering seeds, huts, body painting; p.385-388; Description of huts, wells; p.407; Digging for roots Salt Lagoon, gathering seeds; v.2, p.6-7; Eyres Creek native wells; p.36; Wild fowl traps, Coopers Creek; p.57; Native grave mound (Coopers Creek); p.63-81; Sign language, fish nets, Roans Plains, physical description; p.118- 119; Eye inflamation among Willierara & Cawndilla tribes; p.134-141; Appearance, reason for poor birthrate, infanticide, habitations, foods; p.211- 215; Moorundi tribe early clashes with Europeans; p.274-286; Character, diseases, special needs, displacement of tribes & groups, suggestions for future; includes Mr. Kennedys survey of the River Victoria, brief mention of contacts; Appendices include types of animals, birds, rocks & botanical specimens ( reference tool)
Narrative of an expedition to explore the River Zaire, usually called the Congo, in South Africa, in 1816 by James Hingston Tuckey( Book )

1 edition published in 1818 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1816, an expedition to Africa, commanded by Captain James Tuckey (1776-1816), set out on HMS Congo, accompanied by the storeship Dorothy. The aim was to discover more about African geography - of which relatively little was then known - and in particular the connection between the River Congo, also known as the Zaire, and the Niger Basin. The mission failed when eighteen crew members, including Tuckey, died from virulent fevers and attacks by hostile natives. However, the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty gave permission for publication of Tuckey's notes, and those of his Norwegian botanist Christen Smith (1785-1816), who also died during the voyage. First published in 1818, the work comprises their narratives of the doomed expedition. At the time it aroused Western interest in Africa, encouraging further research, and it remains of interest to geographers, botanists and scholars of African studies today
The professional's guide to doing business on the Internet by Alan S Gutterman( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD-ROM contains: Web site design and hosting agreements -- Content-related forms -- Linking agreements -- Advertising contracts -- Computer use policies
Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et insulae Van Diemen, 1810, Supplementum primum, 1830 by Robert Brown( Book )

11 editions published in 1960 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the organs and mode of fecundation in Orchideæ and Asclepiadeæ by Robert Brown( Book )

32 editions published between 1831 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supplement to the appendix of Captain Parry's voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage, in the years 1819-20 : containing an account of the subjects of natural history by William Edward Parry( Book )

6 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prodromus floræ Novæ Hollandiæ et Insulæ Van-Diemen : exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805 by Robert Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 1810 and 2010 in Latin and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A voyage to Terra Australis, undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802 and 1803, in His Majesty's ship the Investigator, and subsequently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner. With an account of the shipwreck of the Porpoise, arrival of the Cumberland at Mauritius, and imprisonment of the commander during six years and a half in that island by Matthew Flinders( Book )

9 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.164; 171; (Vanderlin Island (Pellew Group)) Traces of Aborigines; p.172-3; Indications of foreign visitors (Macassans); Stone structure; Remains of bamboo, ship, anchor, rudders; p.183; Evidence of foreign visitors abandoned huts; nothing found under floors; p.188-9; (Chasm Island) - Aboriginal paintings on rocks; p.196-7; (Blue Mud Bay) - Attacked by Aborigines; Aboriginal shot; p.198; Canoe described; Supposes hostility due to contact with Asiatic visitors; p.206-210; (Caledon Bay) - Contact with Aborigines; p.212; Aborigines described; dress; circumcision; weapons; p.213; Evidence of Asian contact; p.214-215; Aboriginal vocabulary; p.223; (Melville Bay) - Pottery and hut on beach; p.2228-233; (English Companys Islands) - Encounter with Macassan praus, under Pobassoo; Detailed account; Description of trepang and Macassan navigation methods; p.233; Pabassoo Island and Malay Roads named p.235; Contact with Aborigines; p.257; Koepang, Timor; Information sought from governor concerning Macassan trepang industry
Narrative of travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa : in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824 by Dixon Denham( Book )

3 editions published in 1826 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major Dixon Denham (1786-1828) and Lieutenant Hugh Clapperton (1788-1827) were British explorers famous for their explorations in Africa. Between 1822 and 1825, they set out to investigate the lower course of the River Niger and the swamps and forests of the Guinea Coast, accompanied by the physician Dr Walter Oudney (1790-1824), who sadly died of a fever during the expedition. This important book, first published in 1826, brings together the memoirs of all three explorers to document their mission, which represented the first complete crossing of the Sahara by Europeans in recorded history. Diverse and insightful, it recounts phenomena such as the transportation of slaves from the Sudan, the salt industry in the heart of the desert, and encounters with native tribes. Providing unique insights into pre-colonial Africa, these vivid recollections remain of great interest to historians of Africa, cultural anthropologists and geographers alike
Supplementum primum Prodromi florae Novae Hollandiae: exhibens proteaceas novas quas in Australasia legerund, DD. Baxter, Caley, Cunningham, Freser et Sieber by Robert Brown( Book )

7 editions published in 1830 in Latin and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geology and mineralogy considered with reference to natural theology by William Buckland( Book )

7 editions published between 1858 and 1869 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic geological and palaeontological textbook, from William Buckland, the first professor for Geology in Oxford and this is the first American edition which had a great influence in the US! Buckland's importance lay "in helping to redefine the nature and method of a geological explanation. Buckland and other geologists wished to produce detailed explanations that would in effect constitute a geological history, period by period, of the events of a given locality. Buckland was thus one of the men, perhaps the ablest and probably the most acute, who built a typically "British" geology, based on careful local stratigraphy and local dynamic explanations but revivified by the addition of fossil evidence". - DSB II, p.567-68
The miscellaneous botanical works of Robert Brown : vol. I, containing I. geographical-botanical, and II. structural and physiological memoirs by Robert Brown( Book )

17 editions published between 1866 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The botanist Robert Brown (1773-1858) is regarded as one of the most significant figures in the advancement of plant science in the nineteenth century. After studying at Aberdeen and Edinburgh, he made the acquaintance of Sir Joseph Banks via William Withering, and in 1801 was appointed as naturalist on Matthew Flinders' expedition to Australia. Brown made extensive collections of animals and minerals, but his 3,400 plant specimens from Australia, Tasmania and Timor were the foundation of his work for the rest of his life, as an active member of the Linnean Society, as Banks's librarian, and as an under-librarian in the British Museum. This two-volume collection of his 'miscellaneous botanical works', edited by John J. Bennett, Brown's assistant at the British Museum, was published in 1866-7. It has not been possible to reissue the accompanying quarto volume of plates. Volume 1 contains 'Geographico-Botanical Memoirs' and 'Structural and Physiological Memoirs'
Plantæ javanicæ rariores, descriptæ iconibusque illustratæ, quas in insula Java, annis 1802-1818 by Thomas Horsfield( Book )

14 editions published between 1838 and 1852 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miscellaneous botanical works of Robert Brown : vol. III, atlas of plates by Robert Brown( Book )

15 editions published between 1867 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum by Robert Brown( Book )

17 editions published between 1810 and 1960 in 4 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a new genus of plants, named Rafflesia by Robert Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 1820 and 1977 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miscellaneous botanical works of Robert Brown : vol. II, containing III. systematic memoirs, and IV. contributions to systematic works by Robert Brown( Book )

10 editions published between 1867 and 1981 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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