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Fair copies(?) by Lady Wilkinson, n.d. (c.1853-60?)

MS. Wilkinson dep. e. 93
Held at the Weston Library

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Volume, n.d. (c.1853-60?), containing fair copies(?) by Lady Wilkinson of chapters 1-8 of 'Distribution of Plants':

  1. (fols. 1-42) ch. 1, 'Introductory observations'
  2. (fols. 43-56) ch. 2, 'Rise of the science of botanical geography'
  3. (fols. 57-78) ch. 3, 'Of the principles upon which the science is based'
  4. (fols. 79-114) ch. 4, 'Local & extra-ordinary Causes, affecting the climatal conditions of the Earth'
  5. (fols. 115-34) ch. 5, 'Systems of Botanical Geography'
  6. (fols. 135-49) ch. 6, 'Systems of Botanical Geography, continued'
  7. (fols. 150-74) ch. 7, 'Physiognomy of the Polar Zone'
  8. (fols. 175-202) ch. 8, 'The Arctic zone', with (fol. i) an outline of the work.


  • Creation: n.d. (c.1853-60?)


202 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. e. 93

Former references:

'The Eight first Chapters of the Dist. of Plants' (W); H 1 (interim).

Separated Materials

For loose papers found in this volume, see MSS. Wilkinson dep. c. 24, fol. 81; c. 26, fol. 105, and c. 32, fols. 50-89.

Physical Facet

Binding: decorated stiffened wrappers.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom