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Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet of Applegirth, Dumfriesshire (23 February 1800 in Edinburgh – 21 November 1874 in Sandown, Isle of Wight) was a Scottish naturalist. He is known for his editing of a long series of natural history books, The Naturalist’s Library.

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1850 Jardine Book of HORSES 28 Hand-colored Illustrated Donkey Equestrian Racing

 

Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet of Applegirth, Dumfriesshire (23 February 1800 in Edinburgh – 21 November 1874 in Sandown, Isle of Wight) was a Scottish naturalist. He is known for his editing of a long series of natural history books, The Naturalist’s Library.

 

Beautifully illustrated volume of the Naturalist’s Library, full of horses!

 

Main author: William Jardine

 

Title: The naturalist’s library : horses…

 

Published: Edinburgh, W.H. Lizars, [1850].

 

Language: English

 

Notes & contents:

  • Lovely portrait frontispiece
  • 28 hand-colored plates
    • (3 uncolored)
    • Persian Horse
    • Egyptian Horse
    • Spanish Mare
    • Horse bone structure
    • Muscles of the horse
    • Tarpan Wild Horse, Native of Russia
    • Bornou White Race of Africa
    • Paramero of Peru
    • Eclipse
    • English Race-horse
    • Villous Horse
    • Marengo
    • Crisp haired
    • Decussated horse
    • Hungarian
    • Shetland pony
    • Tangum piebald
    • Eqnus lalisio
    • Asinus Equuleus
    • Asinus Onager
    • Asinus Hamar
    • Quagga male
    • Zebra
    • Hippotigris antiquorum
    • Dauw Mare & Colt
    • Hippotigris quacha
    • Hippotigris Isabellinus
    • Brood Mare
    • Filly
    • Hybrid first foal of brood mare
    • Hybrid ass and zebra
    • The Henny
  • Decorative red hard binding

 

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Pages: complete with all 352 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such

Publisher: Edinburgh, W.H. Lizars, [1850].

Size: ~6.5in X 4.5in (16.5cm x 11cm)

 

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The Naturalist’s Library[edit]

Jardine edited the series of books that were published a part of “The Naturalist’s Library”, and include (in the order in which they were published):[10]

1833, Natural History of Humming Birds, Part I, (Ornithology Vol. VI) by William Jardine, with memoir of Carl Linnaeus. (online)

1833, Monkeys, (Mammalia Vol. I) by William Jardine, with a memoir of Comte de Buffon (online)

Humming Birds Part II, (Ornithology Vol. VII) by William Jardine, with a memoir of Thomas Pennant. (online)

1834, The Natural History of the Felinae, (lions, tigers etc.) (Mammalia Vol. II) by William Jardine, with a memoir of Georges Cuvier. (online)

1834, The Natural History of Gallinaceous birds, (peacocks, pheasants, turkeys, etc.) (Ornithology Vol. III), by William Jardine, with a memoir of Aristotle. (online)

1835, The Natural History of Fishes of the Perch family, (Ichthyology Vol. I), by William Jardine, with a memoir of Sir Joseph Banks. (online)

1835, British Butterflies, (Entomology Vol. III) by James Duncan, with a memoir of Abraham Gottlob Werner.(online)

1836, The Natural History of Parrots, (Ornithology Vol. VI), by Prideaux John Selby, with plates by Edward Lear and a memoir of Thomas Bewick.

1836, Mammalia: Pachydermes, Vol. V., by William Jardine, with a Memoir of Sir Hans Sloane. (online)

1836: Entomology: British Moths, Sphinxes, &c., Vol. IV., by James Duncan, with a Memoir of Madam Maria Sibylla Merian (online)

1837, Mammalia: On the Ordinary Cetacea or Whales, Vol. VI, by William Jardine, with a Memoir of Bernard Germain de Lacépède. (online)

  1. The Natural History of Foreign Butterflies, Entomology, Vol. V., by James Duncan, with a Memoir of Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. (online)
  2. The Natural History of the Birds of Western Africa, Vol. II., Ornithology, Vol. VIII, by William John Swainson, with a Memoir of François Levaillant. (online)
  3. The Natural History of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland, Part I. Birds of Prey. Ornithology, Vol. IX., by William Jardine, with a memoir of Sir Robert Sibbald. (online)

1844, The Natural History of Game Birds, Vol. XXI, (Ornithology Vol. XIII), by William Jardine, with a memoir of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (online)

1852, Natural History of Beetles, Vol. XXXV, (Entomology), by James Duncan, with a memoir of John Ray. (online)

Pigeons, (Ornithology Vol. IX), by Prideaux John Selby, with a memoir of Pliny the Elder. (online)

1866, Mammalia: Deer, Antelopes, Camels, &c., Vol. XXI, by William Jardine, with a Memoir of Petrus Camper. (online)

1866, Mammalia: Goats, Sheep, Oxen, &C, Vol. XXII, by William Jardine, with a Memoir of John Hunter. (online)

1866, Ornithology: Parrots, Vol. X, by Prideaux John Selby, with a Memoir of Thomas Bewick. (online)

  1. Ornithology: Birds of Western Africa, Part I, Vol. XI., by William John Swainson, with a Memoir of James Bruce. (online)

1838, Flycatchers or Muscicapidae, The Natural Arrangement and Relations, Thirty-three Coloured Plates, Vol.X, by William John Swainson, with Portrait and Memoir of Albrecht von Haller. (online)

1838, British Quadrupeds, A History of, by William MacGillivray, with a Portrait and Memoir of Ulysses Aldrovandi. (online)

1839, Amphibious Carnivora; including the Walrus and Seals, and the Herbivorous Cetacea, Mermaids, &c., Vol.VII by Robert Hamilton, with Portrait and Memoir of François Péron. (online)

1866, Birds of Great Britain and Ireland, Part II., Vol.II Ornithology, edited by William Jardine, with Portrait and Memoir of William Smellie. (online)

1839, Dogs, Canidae or Genus Canis of Authors, including The Genera Hyaena and Proteles, Vol. I., Mammalia Vol.IX, by Lieut-Col. Chas Hamilton Smith, with Portrait and Memoir of Peter Simon Pallas. (online)

 

‘Nest of the Common Humble-Bee (B. terrestris)’. Engraved by William Home Lizars (1788-1859) after drawing probably by James Hope Stewart (1789-1883).

1859, Entomology. Bees. Vol.XXXIV Edited by William Jardine, with a Portrait and Memoir of François Huber. (online)

1843, Ichthyology. Fishes, particularly their Structure and Economical Uses, &c, by John Stevenson Bushnan, with Portrait and Memoir of Hippolito Salviani. (online)

1840, Dogs, Canidae or Genus Canis of Authors, including The Genera Hyaena and Proteles, Vol. II., Mammalia Vol.X, by Lieut-Col. Chas Hamilton Smith, with Portrait and Memoir of Don Felix D’azara. (online)

1840, Introduction to Entomology, Vol.I, by James Duncan, with Memoirs of John Swammerdam and Charles De Geer, and Portrait of the latter. (online)

1841, Marsupialia or Pouched Animals, Mammalia Vol. XI, by G. R. Waterhouse, with a Memoir and Portrait of Dr. John BarClay. (online)

1841, Horses. The Equidae or Genus Equus of Authors. Mammalia XII, by Lieut-Col. Chas Hamilton SmithThirty-five Coloured Plates, with Portrait and Memoir of Conrad Gessner. (online)

  1. Ichthyology. Fishes of Guiana, Part I., Vol.III, by Robert H. Schomburgk with an autobiographical Portrait and Account, together with his Voyages and Travels. (online)

1841, Entomology. Exotic Moths, Vol. VII, by James Duncan, with Portrait and Memoir of Pierre André Latreille. (online)

1842, Birds of Great Britain and Ireland, Part III. Rasores and Grallatores, Vol.III Ornithology, edited by William Jardine, with Portrait and Memoir of John Walker, D.D. (online)

1842, An Introduction to Mammalia, Vol.XIII, by Lieut Col Charles Hamilton Smith with Portrait and Memoir of Dru Drury. (online)

1864, Nectarinidae, or Sun-Birds, by William Jardine, with a Portrait and Memoir of Francis Willughby. (online)

1860, Ichthyology. British Fishes, Vol. XXXVI. Part. I, by Robert Hamilton, with a Portrait and Memoir of William Rondelet. (online)

1833, Ichthyology. British Fishes, Vol. XXXVII. Part. II, by Robert Hamilton, with Portrait and Memoir of Alexander von Humboldt. (online)

  1. Ichthyology. Fishes of Guiana, Part II., by Robert H. Schomburgk with, Portrait and Memoir of John Lewis Burckhardt. (online)

1860, Birds of Great Britain and Ireland, Part IV, by William Jardine, with a Portrait and Memoir of Alexander Wilson, D.D. (online)

1851, Selborne, by the late Rev Gilbert White with additions and supplementary notes by William Jardine, and a short biography of Rev Gilbert White. (online)

1852, Contributions to Ornithology (1848-1852), by Sir William Jardine, (Text Plates or combined)

1858, Memoirs of Hugh Edwin Strickland, M.A., by Sir William Jardine, (online)

Later supplements include the following titles: The Natural History of Man, Humming Birds Volume 3 and a single volume that collated the memoirs of ‘great naturalists’

Category

Natural History

Authors

William Jardine

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Good

Collation

Complete