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The botany of the Speke and Grant expedition

The botany of the Speke and Grant expedition

an enumeration of the plants collected during the journey of the late Captain J.H. Speke and Captain (now Lieut.-Col.) J.A. Grant from Zanzibar to Egypt

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Published by R. Taylor in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Africa.,
  • Botany -- Nile River Valley.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe determinations and descriptions by Professor Oliver and others connected with the herbarium, Royal Gardens, Kew ; with an introductory preface, alphabetical list of native names, and notes by Colonel Grant [with a description of petaloid monocotyledons by John Gilbert Baker] ; read December 7, 1871.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    ContributionsBaker, John Gilbert, 1834-1920., Oliver, Daniel, 1830-1916., Speke, John Hanning, 1827-1864.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QK491 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination190 p. [136] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19892031M


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Speke and Captain (now Lieut.-Col.) J.A. Grant from Zanzibar to Egypt by James Augustus Grant (Book). OLIVER (DANIEL, editor) and JAMES AUGUSTUS of the Speke and Grant Expedition.

An Enumeration of the Plants Collected during the Journey of the Late Captain J.H. Speke and Captain (Now Lieut-Col.) J.A.

Grant from Zanzibar to Egypt. with an Introductory Preface, Alphabetical List of Native Names, and Notes by. Grant had married inand he now settled down at Nairn, where he died in He was buried in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral. He made contributions to the journals of various learned societies, the most notable being the "Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition" in vol.

xxix. of the Transactions of the Linnaean : 11 April () Nairn, Scotland. A presentation copy from James Augustus Grant of the first detailed description of the botanical specimens gathered during the Speke expedition. In the introduction Grant notes that inwhen appointed to accompany Speke to the sources of the Nile, "it occured to me that many a pleasant hour might be spent in collecting plants and seeds.

He wrote a summary of the Speke and Grant expedition for the 'Journal of the Royal Geographical Society,'and contributed the matter for the twenty-ninth volume of the Linnean Society's publication entitled 'Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition.'.

Presentation copy, inscribed by Grant to African explorer Sir John Kirk on a panel from the original wrappers bound to face the title page: "My The botany of the Speke and Grant expedition book Kirk, I avail myself of the oppty of Sir Bartle Frere to send you Part I of the Botany of the 'Speke & Grant Expedition' and hope that future travellers will will sic find some advantage.

A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A highly authoritative and intelligent a /5(3). The expedition left Zanzibar in October and reached Gondokoro, where the travellers were again in touch with civilization, in February Speke was the leader, but Grant carried out several investigations independently and made valuable botanical collections.

He acted throughout in absolute loyalty to his comrade. Grant had married inand he now settled down at Nairn, where he died in He was buried in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral. He made contributions to the journals of various learned societies, the most notable being the "Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition" in vol.

xxix. of the Transactions of the Linnaean Society. A botanical expedition is a scientific journey or The botany of the Speke and Grant expedition book designed to explore the flora of a particular region.

The expedition could be specifically designed for exploring the flora, or this could have been a part of studying the natural history of the region. A naturalist or botanist was charged with drawing and describing the flora, collecting specimens of unknown plants in a plant press, and.

Very light foxing at rear of book, and general very light use/wear. Overall a nice, clean, and tight copy. View more info. Add | $ The Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition [The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Volume XXIX] By: Grant, J.

Price: $ Grant also published a paper in entitled "Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition". In the same year he was awarded the patron's medal of the Royal Geographical Society, and in he was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath.

First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Grant to African explorer Sir John Kirk on a panel from the original wrappers bound to face the title page: "My dear Kirk, I avail myself of the oppty of Sir Bartle Frere to send you Part I of the Botany of the 'Speke & Grant Expedition' and hope that future travellers will will sic find some advantage.

The botany of the Speke and Grant expedition, an enumeration of the plants collected during the journey of the late Captain J.H. Speke and Captain (now Lieut.-Col.) J.A.

Grant from Zanzibar to Egypt. Diario del descubrimiento de las fuentes del Nilo: Discovery of the source of the nile: Door zee en woud: Entdeckung der Nilquellen Reisetagebuch.

Grant, James Augustus, 'Botany of the Speke and Grant expedition', Transactions of the Linnaean Society Grant, James Augustus, Khartoom as I saw it in (Edinburgh [38 pages]). Burton, Richard Francis, The Nile basin. Part I. Showing Tanganyika to. Other articles where Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay is discussed: Watkin Tench: he published in London A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay, in which he described his voyage and life in the settlement.

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Speke and captain J.A. Grant from Zanzibar to Egypt. The determinations and descriptions by Professor Oliver and others with an introductory preface, alphabetical list of native names, and notes, by J. Augustus. Grant had married inand he now settled down at Nairn, where he died in He was buried in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral.

[2] He made contributions to the journals of various learned societies, the most notable being the "Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition" in vol. xxix. of the Transactions of the Linnaean Society. James Augustus Grant writes of an expedition to the source of the Nile, when "many a pleasant hour might be spent in collecting plants and seeds while traversing the country to be explored" Dorr's use of quotation and anecdote allows brief escapes to the realms of Prince Roland-Napoléon Bonaparte or Capt.

John Speke. The plants were deposited at Kew Gardens and are described by Grant, Daniel Oliver and John G Baker, ‘The Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition’, Transactions of the Linnean Society, ; the original notes and drawings are in the Library at Kew (Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Bulletin of.

The Appendix contains the following papers connected with the movements of the expedition in the winter of 1. The diary and observations made by Lieut. Speke, when attempting to reach the Wady Nogal.

A sketch of the grammar, and a vocabulary of the Harari tongue. pages, plus ads. Private library book plate on front paste down. Ink stamp of a masonic lodge is seen on the upper edge of the text block. Light wear on spine where a small library sticker was removed. The Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition [The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Volume XXIX] By: Grant, J.

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Speke and Captain (now Lieut.-Col.) J.A. Grant from Zanzibar to Egypt, with Daniel Oliver and J.G. Baker, Khartoom as I Saw It inFurther Reading.

John Hanning Speke () was an officer in the British Indian army, who made three voyages of exploration to Africa. James Augustus Grant, () was a Scottish explorer of eastern equatorial Africa. InGrant joined Speke in the memorable expedition which.

The object of the voyage was two-fold: first, to finish the work of Speke and Grant in exploring the great Nile lakes; and, secondly, to strike the great Lualaba where Livingstone left it, and follow it to whatever sea or ocean it might lead.” And again:—“The story of the descent of the great river is an Iliad in itself.

Burton and Speke discovered Lake Tanganyika: Speke sees Victoria Nyanza: Livingstone finds Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa: Speke and Grant enter Uganda: Baker meets Speke and Grant at Gondokoro: Baker discovers Albert Nyanza: Livingstone finds Lakes Meoro and Bangweolo: Stanley finds Livingstone: Read "A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay" by Watkin Tench available from Rakuten Kobo.

Watkin Tench (6 October – 7 May ) was a British marine officer who is best known for publishing two books desc 3/5. The Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition [The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Volume XXIX] by Grant, J.

London: The Linnean Society of London / Taylor and Francis, pages, plus plates. Half bound with leather over spines. For those interested in learning more about the botany of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, the following are recommended: Cutright, Paul Russell.

Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, Earle, A. Scott and James L.

Reveal. Lewis and Clark's Green World: The Expedition and its Plants. In the debut event of our Australian Literature series, we begin to explore these questions through A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench.