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Collection of 'Customs superstitions, etc., relating to trees and plants: collected from various authors' by William Baxter

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 90

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Collection of 'Customs superstitions, etc., relating to trees and plants: collected from various authors' by William Baxter, curator of the Botanic Garden, Oxford, with additions and (pp. 424-45) an index by William Kelly in the 19th century.

Dates

  • c. 19th century

Extent

506 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 90, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 90

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17259

Overview

Collection of 'Customs superstitions, etc., relating to trees and plants: collected from various authors' by William Baxter

Biographical / Historical

William Baxter (1787-1871) was an English botanist who was appointed as curator of the Botanic Garden, Oxford, in 1813.

Custodial History

'These unfinished papers are for Mr. W. Kelly', note in Baxter's hand (p. xiii); bookplate of W. Kelly.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Maggs, cat. 355 (1917), 1617.

Physical Facet

Half green calf, marbled boards
Title
Collection of 'Customs superstitions, etc., relating to trees and plants: collected from various authors' by William Baxter
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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