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Published by Sonnenschein in London .
Written in English


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Pagination198 p., 6plates :
Number of Pages198
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Open LibraryOL19619404M

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Buy A history of British ferns by Edward Newman online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 14 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ A Popular History of the British Ferns and the Allied Plants, Comprising the Club-Mosses, Pepperworts, and Horsetails (Paperback). Title. A history of British ferns. By. Newman, Edward, Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication infoBook Edition: [3D Ed.]. British ferns and their allies an abridgment of the "Popular history of British ferns," and comprising the ferns, club-mosses, pepperworts, & horsetails / By. Moore, Thomas, If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to enter the title and author information.

This book gives the reader an introduction to the reasons for the variety of ferns in the British Isles, as well as the history of their development within this landscape and their use by man. Taking each major habitat, Dr Page details which species of ferns are most likely to be encountered and why. A plate from The Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland, a book from the era of pteridomania Pteridomania, meaning Fern Madness or Fern Craze, a compound of Pteridophytes and mania, was coined in by Charles Kingsley in his book Glaucus, or the Wonders of the Shore. About this book. Foldout chart with colour illustrations of 38 ferns found in the British Isles. It includes simple keys to aid identification and a brief glossary of the technical terms used. A simple visual guide to frond architecture and line drawings of key features are also included.   Soon, his neighbor, the famed botanist Edward Newman, published A History of British Ferns, a very well-received book which supported Loddiges’ claims. A giant fern overlooks the British Museum’s.

The nineteenth-century vogue for ferns was encouraged by the development of the railways that permitted town-dwellers to travel into the countryside to seek out the best specimens and return them to their gardens, rockeries, ferneries and Wardian cases. British Ferns and Their Allies: An Abridgment of the 'Popular History of British Ferns' by Thomas Moore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Popular History of the British Ferns and the Allied Plants, Comprising the Club-mosses, Pepperworts, and Horsetails by Thomas Moore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The website of the British Pteridological Society. The society for fern enthusiasts. The Objects of the Society are to promote all aspects of pteridology by encouraging the appreciation, conservation, cultivation and scientific study of ferns, horsetails, clubmosses and quillworts through publications, meetings, the provision of grants and other appropriate means.