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Document number: 6886
Date: 20 Dec 1853
Postmark: 20 Dec 1853
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: REEVE Lovell Augustus
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number: envelope 20780
Last updated: 20th February 2012

POPULAR SERIES OF ILLUSTRATED WORKS
5 Henrietta St
Covent Gardens

Dec 20

Sir

We only Know of one work that Sir W Hooker has published on Mosses, Muscologia Britannica <1> 8o Cloth 1116 Plain 33 Cold Sowerbys Minerology <2> as [illegible] 10/6 book

yrs obediently
R Lovell
for L Reeve

H F Talbot Esq

[envelope:]
H Fox Talbot Esq
Greta Bank
Keswick
Cumberland


Notes:

1. Sir William Jackson Hooker (17851865), Prof & botanist, Muscologia Britannica; containing the mosses of Great Britain & Ireland, by W.J. Hooker and T. Taylor (London, 1818).

2. James Sowerby (17571822), artist and scientific illustrator, British mineralogy (18041817) and Exotic mineralogy (1811).

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