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Werner's Nomenclature of Colours: Adapted to Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Anatomy, and the Arts

by P. Syme
Format
Book
Published
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2018]
Language
English
Variant Title
Facsimile title page: Werner's nomenclature of colours : with additions, arranged so as to render it highly useful to the arts and sciences, particularly zoology, botany, chemistry, mineralogy, and morbid anatomy : annexed to which are examples selected from well-known objects in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms
ISBN
9781588346216, 1588346218
Summary
"The book Charles Darwin used to identify colors in nature during his HMS Beagle voyage"--
Description
51 pages, 13 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Notes
  • Title from cover.
  • A combination of the 1814 and 1821 editions has been used to create this edition.
  • Title page is a facsimile of the title page of the second edition: Werner's nomenclature of colours : with additions, arranged so as to render it highly useful to the arts and sciences, particularly zoology, botany, chemistry, mineralogy, and morbid anatomy : annexed to which are examples selected from well-known objects in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms / by Patrick Syme, flower-painter, Edinburgh, painter to the Wernerian and Caledonian Horticultural societies. Edinburgh : printed for William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London, 1821.
Technical Details
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