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TitleAnnotated copy of John Wilson's 'Synopsis of British Plants', Vol. I - Robert Harrison
AdminHistoryRobert Harrison (1715-1802) was a mathematician and linguist, born in 1715. He was appointed Master of Trinity House School in Newcastle in 1757. He lectured in Newcastle on elementary physics, mechanics and dynamics. He was a correspondent of Stephen Robson, with whom he helped in the preparation of his 'British Flora' (1777). He retired to Durham where he died in 1802.
DescriptionAn interleaved and extensively annotated copy of John Wilson's 'Synopsis of British Plants', Volume I (Newcastle -on-Tyne, 1744) with annotations by Robert Harrison. Also includes a biographical note on Harrison in front of volume.
Extent1 bound volume
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Creator NameHarrison, Robert
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