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Aarslef, Hans. The Study of Language in England, 1780-1860. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1967.

Anderson, James. Communications, from October the 1st, until the 12th of December, 1795. Madras: Printed by Bone and Cooper, 1795.

____________. Miscellaneous Communications [from March 1794 to September 1795]. Madras: Printed by W. S. Cooper, [1795].

____________. State of the Silk Manufacture at Vellout and Panniwady. Madras: Printed by W. S. Cooper, [1795].

____________. An Essay on Quick-Lime as a Cement and as a Manure. Boston: Printed by Samuel Etheridge for Joseph Nancrede, No. 49 Marlboro-Street, 1799.

____________. Journal of the Establishment of Nopal, and Tuna, for the Prevention or Cure of Scurvy, Dysentery, and Ulcers, on Shipboard, and Mitigation of Famine on Shore. Madras: Printed by George Hunter at the Gazette Press, 1808.   

Archer, Mildred. "India and Natural History: The Role of the East India Company, 1785-1858" History Today (1959): .

Asiatick Miscellany: Consisting of Original Productions, Translations, Fugitive Pieces, Imitations, and Extracts from Curious Publications. Volume the First. ed. Francis Gladwin. Calcutta: Printed by Daniel Stuart, 1785.

_______________. Volume the Second. Calcutta: Printed by William MacKay, 1786.

*_______________. ed. W. Chambers and W. Jones. Calcutta: Printed. London: Re-printed for J. Wallis, 1787.

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the First.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition. London: J. Swan and Co., 1801 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Second.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition.  London: G. Auld, 1801 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Second.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition.  London: G. Auld, 1801.

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Third.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition, in Quarto.  London: Printed for Vernor and Hood, in the Poultry. 1799.

The Center's copy contains a wealth of maps and charts.

--Myron C. Noonkester

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Third.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition, in Quarto.  London: Printed for Vernor and Hood, 1799 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Fourth.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition, in Quarto.  London: Printed for Vernor and Hood, 1799 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Fifth.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition.  London: Printed for J. Sewell, et al., 1799 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatick Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Sixth.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition.  London: Printed for Bunney and Gold, et al., 1801 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Seventh.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition.  London: Printed for Vernor and Hood, et al., 1803 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Eighth.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition.  London: Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, et al., 1808 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Ninth.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition.  London: Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, et al., 1809 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Tenth.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition.  London: Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, et al., 1811 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia.  Volume the Eleventh.  Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition.  London: Printed for J. Cuthell, et al., 1812 [facsimile reprint, Elibron Classics Replica].

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal , For Inquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences and Literature of Asia, Volume the Eleventh, Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition. London: Printed for J. Cuthell; J. Walker, etc., 1812.

*Asiatic Researches; or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal , For Enquiring into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences and Literature of Asia, Volume XV. Serampore: Printed at the Mission Press, 1825.

Balfour, Francis. A Treatise on the Influence of the Moon in Fevers. Calcutta: Printed by George Gordon, 1784.

Brockway, Lucile. Science and Colonial Expansion: The Role of the British Botanic Gardens.   1979.

*[Carey, William, Joshua Marshman, William Ward]. College for the Instruction of Asiatic Christian and Other Youth, in Eastern Literature and European Science, at Serampore, Bengal. London: Printed for Black, Kingsbury, Parbury, and Allen, Leadenhall Street, 1819.

Chaplin, Joyce. "The Natural History of British Imperialism." Journal of British Studies 42: 1 (2003): 127-131.

Charpentier-Cossy de Palma. Memoir Containing an Abridged Treatise on the Cultivation and Manufacture of Indigo. Calcutta: Printed at the Honorable Company's Press by Manuel Cantopher, 1789.

*Clarke, Stephen. The British Botanist, or a Familiar Introduction to the Science of Botany, Explaining the Physiology of Vegetation, the Principles Both fo teh Artificial and Natural Systems of Linnaeus, and the Arrangement of Jussieu; Intended Chiefly for the Use of Young Persons. London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington, No. 62, St. Paul's Church-yard, and No. 3, Waterloo-Place, Pall-Mall, 1820.

[Colebrook, H. T.]. Remarks on the Husbandry and Internal Commerce of Bengal. Calcutta: , 1804.

*Cribb, P. J. The genus Paphiopedilum. Kew: Natural History Publications, Kota, Kinabalu, Sabah and Royal Botanic Gardens, 1998.

*Cribb, Phillip. "Two Early Paintings of Paphiopedilum venustum Made for Nathaniel Wallich." Orchid Digest 69: 2 (April, May, June 2005): 82-84.

Desmond, R. The European Discovery of the Indian Flora. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

*Don, David, Francis Hamilton and Nathaniel Wallich. Prodromus Florae Nepalensis, Sive Enumeratio Vegetabililum, Quae in Itinere per Mepaliam Proprie Dictam et Regiones Coterminas, Ann. 1802-1803. Detexit Atque Legit D. D. Franciscus Hamilton, (olim Buchanan) M. D. Societ. Reg. et Linnaean. Londin. Soc. Accedunt Plantae a D. Wallich Nyerius Missae. Secundum Methodi Naturalis Normam Disposit Atque Descripsit David Don, Societ. Linnaean Lond. Soc. a Secretis Adjunctus, Academiae Caes. Natur-Curios. Soc. et Soc. Wern. Edin. Soc. Etc. Etc. Londini: Veneunt apud J. Gale, Bruton Street, 1825.

Drayton, Richard. Nature's Government: Science, Imperial Britain and the "Improvement" of the World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

*Drower, George. Gardeners. Gurus & Grubs: The Stories of Garden Inventors & Innovations. Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2001.

This illustrated volume contains a section entitled "Nathaniel Wallich's Rhododendron," (pp. 43-50) which discusses Wallich's role in introducing the rhododendron to England.

-Myron C. Noonkester

*Ellsworth, Edward W. Science and Social Science Research in British India, 1780-1880. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1991.

*Essays by the Students of the College of Fort William in Bengal to which are Added the Theses Pronounced at the Public Disputations in the Oriental Languages on the 6th February, 1802. Calcutta: Printed at the Honorable Company's Press, 1802.

The Center's copy is a presentation copy with inscription on the front flyleaf reading: Capt William Edmeades With the sincere regards of his faithful friend J. H. Lovett. Calcutta, 29 August 1802.

--Myron C. Noonkester  

Francklin, William. Observations Made on a Tour from Bengal to Persia, in the Years 1786-7. Calcutta: Printed by Stuart and Cooper, 1788.

Gascoigne, John. Science in the Service of Empire: Joseph Banks, the British State and the Uses of Science in the Age of Revolution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991. 

Gilchrist, J. B. The Oriental Linguist... [and] the English and Hindoostanee Part of the Articles of War from Colonel W. Scott's Translation. By the Author of the English and Hindostanee Dictionary. Calcutta: s. n., 1798.

___________, tr. The Oriental Fabulist, or Polyglot Translations of Esop's and Other Ancient Fables from the English Language... in the Roman Character. Calcutta: Printed at the Hurkaru Office, 1803.

Gladwin, Francis, tr. A Narrative of the Transactions in Bengal, during the Soobahdaries of Azeem Us Shan. Calcutta: From the Press of Stuart and Cooper, 1788.

______________. Dissertations on the Rhetoric, Prosody, and Rhyme, of the Persians. Calcutta: Printed at the Telegraph Press by C. L. Vogel, 1798.

_____________. The Persian Guide Exhibiting the Arabic Derivatives [and] A Pushtoo Vocabulary, Compiled by the Assistance of Emvi Mahummed Peishaweri. Calcutta: John Leyden, 1800.

Grove, Richard. Green Imperialism: Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens and the Origins of Environmentalism 1600-1860.    1995.

*[Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey] "Wednesday and Thursday's Posts. London, March 4: Richard Brothers, God's Almighty Nephew, and Nath. Brassey Halhed, Esq. M. P. for Lymington." Northampton Mercury. 75: 52. March 7, 1795 [p. 2].

*Hamilton, James. The History, Principles, Practice, and Results of the Hamiltonian System, for the Last Twelve Years; With Answers to the Edinburgh and Westminster Reviews; and His Public Lecture in Liverpool, on the 18th of March, 1829; With Instructions for the Use of the Books Published on this System. By James Hamilton, Author of the Hamiltonian System. Second Edition. London: Printed for the Author's Widow; and Published by J. Souter, School Library, 73, St. Paul's Churchyard; Where all Mr. Hamilton's Publications may be had, 1831.

[Hawkesworth, John]. The East Indian Chronologist... from...their Charter in 1600, to the 4th of June, 1801. s. n.: s. n., [1801].

_______________. Asiaticus: in Two Parts. Part the First. Ecclesiastical, Chronological and Historical Sketches Respecting Bengal. Part the Second. The Epitaphs in the Different Burial Grounds in and about Calcutta.  Calcutta: Printed at the Telegraph Press, 1803.

*Holmes, Richard. Coleridge. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Coleridge (p. 62) denied botany's claim to be a science because it was based upon "classification" rather than any "methodic" principle.

--Myron C. Noonkester

*[King, G.] A Brief Memoir of William Roxburgh, Author of the "Flora Indica." Reprinted from Vol. V of the Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta. Calcutta: Bengal Secretariat Press, 1895. 

*Lincoln, Bruce. "Isaac Newton and Oriental Jones on Myth, Ancient History, and the Relative Prestige of Peoples." History of Religions. 42:1. August, 2002. 1-18.

Lindley, J. Collectanea Botanica. London: R. and A. Taylor, 1821.

Linnean Society. Catalogue of the Printed Books and Pamphlets in the Library of the Linnean Society of London. London: Longmans, Green, 1925.

____________. List of Members 1805-1839. London: Linnean Society, 1939.

MacLeod, Roy M. Nature and Empire: Science and the Colonial Enterprise. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

*McCracken, Donal P. Gardens of Empire: Botanical Institutions of the Victorian British Empire. London and Washington: Leicester University Press, 1997.

*Marshall, Charles, Vicar of Brixworth, Northamptonshire. An Introduction to the Knowledge and Practice of Gardening. First American from the Second London Edition. Volume 2. Boston: Printed by Samuel Etheridge, for Joseph Nancrede, no. 49 Marlboro Street, 1799.

Muhammad Abd Allah (Nur Aldin) of Shiraz. Ulfaz Udwiyeh. The Materia Medica in which Indigenous Drugs are Named in Persian, Urdu, Sanscrit, transliterated Roman and English. Tr. Francis Gladwin. Calcutta: s. n. , 1793.

*Musgrave, Toby, Chris Gardner, and Will Musgrave. The Plant Hunters: Two Hundred Years of Adventure and Discovery Around the World. London: Ward Lock Publishing, 1998.

*Observations on Mr Aiton's Treatise on Moss Earth, in A Letter to the Honourable Highland Society of Scotland. Perth: Printed by R. Morison, 1812.

*"Observations on the Na´ades; and Descriptions of New Species of that, and other Families.  By Isaac Lea.  Read before the American Philosophical Society, March 16, 1832."  "Second Supplement.  Read before the American Philosophical Society, February 7th, 1834."  Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia, For Promoting Useful Knowledge.  Vol. V.ŚNew Series.  Published by the Society.  Philadelphia: Printed by James Kay, Jun, & Brother, Printer to the Society, 1837 [electronic edition].

William Carey contributed Cyrena turgida (a conch) to Isaac Lea, which Lea included in the "Second Supplement.  Read before the American Philosophical Society, February 7th, 1834."  Carey died  four months later on June 9, 1834.  "In his remarks, Lea wrote, "To the kindness of Dr Carey of Calcutta I owe several specimens of this species."

--Bennie R. Crockett, Jr.

Robinson, T. F. "Context for the Study of a Great Botanist, William Roxburgh (1751-1815)." Unpublished M. S. Dissertation, The University of Edinburgh, 2001.

*____________. "William Roxburgh (1751-1815): The Founding Father of Indian Botany." Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Edinburgh, 2003 [Electronic edition].

Sanjappa, M.,  I. Thothari, A. R. Das. Roxburgh's Flora Indica Drawings at Calcutta. Calcutta: s. n., 1991, 1994.

This volume originally appeared in Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 33, nos. 1-4 (1991).

--Myron C. Noonkester

Sealy, J. R.  "The Roxburgh Flora Indica Drawings at Kew."  Kew Bulletin 11/2 (1956):297-348.

__________.  "William Roxburgh's Collections of Paintings of Indian Plants." Endeavour 34: 122 (1975): 84-89.

Sims, J. "Dr. Carey’s Crinium." Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 51 (1854): 2466-2467.

*Sowerby, James. English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with their Essential Character, Synoyms, and Places of Growth. To Which Will be Added, Occasional Remarks. By James Sowerby. London: Printed for the Author, by J. Davis, and Sold at No. 2, Mead Place, near the Asylum; by Messrs. White, Booksellers, Fleet Street; Johnson, St. Paul's Church Yard; Dilly, in the Poultry; and by all Booksellers, &c. in Town and Country, 1790.

*Steadman, J. M.  "The Asiatick Society of Bengal."  Eighteenth-Century Studies  10/4 (Summer, 1977): 464-83 [electronic edition].

*Supplemental Volumes to the Works of Sir William Jones. Containing the Whole of the Asiatick Researches Hitherto Published, Excepting Those Papers Already Inserted in his Works. 2 Vols. London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row; and R. H. Evans, Pall Mall, 1801. 

*Wallich, Nathaniel. Descriptions of Some Rare Indian Plants: Read February 11, and June 3 1818. Calcutta?: s. n., 1820?.

Includes reference to Carey on p. 407 and a number of excellent plates.  The relationship between this paper and Wallich's contributions to Flora Indica has yet to be determined.

--Myron C. Noonkester

____________________. Descriptions of Some Rare and Curious Plants. Calcutta: Medical and Physical Society of Calcutta, 1834.

This work, dated March 27, 1834,  was apparently included in Transactions of the Medical and Physical Society of Calcutta 7 (1835).

-Myron C. Noonkester

________________. Tentamen Florae Napalensis Illustratae, Consisting of Botanical Descriptions and Lithograph Figures of Select Nipal Plants. Calcutta, Serampore: s. n., 1824.

Waring, E. S. A Tour to She-eraz by the rout of Kazroon and Feerozabad. Bombay: Printed at the Courier Press, 1804.

*Wight, Robert and G. A. Walker-Arnott. Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis: Containing Abridged Description of the Plants Found in the Peninsula of British India, Arranged According to the Natural System. Vol I [all published]. London: Parbury, Allen and Co., 1834.

The Preface contains several references to William Carey, William Roxburgh, Nathaniel Wallich and Flora Indica.

--Myron C. Noonkester

*Works of Sir William Jones. In Six Volumes. London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row; and R. H. Evans [Successor to Mr. Edwards], No. 26, Pall Mall, 1799. 

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