A Gardener's Handbook of Plant Names

Their Meanings and Origins

Author: Archibald William Smith

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486297156

Category: Science

Page: 408

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First compact dictionary to combine definitions of botanical names in general usage with information on their derivation and guides to pronunciation. A monumental index provides a cross-reference from some 1,800 common plant names to corresponding botanical ones. Combines thoroughness, botanical rigor, and interesting facts and lore ? all leavened with touches of humor.
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The Athenaeum

Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music and the Drama

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literature

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Handbook of Designs and Devices

Author: Clarence Pearson Hornung

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486201252

Category: Art

Page: 216

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A practical reference for those in the applied and fine arts, this collection offers 1,836 sophisticated unit designs based on circles and circle segments, lines and bands, triangles, squares, rhomboids, pentagons, hexagons, scrolls, frets, loops, and other geometrical elements. Draws from Japanese, Egyptian, Classical, and Islamic originals as well as modern motifs.Reprint of the revised second edition.
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Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

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