Archives of Natural History articles

Volume 41 (1)

ROBERTS, Tyson R. Systematics, biology, and distribution of the species of the oceanic oarfish genus Regalecus (Teleostei, Lampridiformes, Regalecidae). Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris: 2012. Pp 268; illustrated, with CDRom. Price € 69.00 (har
vol. 41 (1): 176-176
FINNEGAN, Rachel (editor). Letters from abroad: the Grand Tour correspondence of Richard Pococke and Jeremiah Milles. Volume 3: Letters from the East (1737–41). Pococke Press, Piltown: 2013. Pp viii, 328; illustrated. Price € 19.95 (paperback). ISBN 97809
vol. 41 (1): 176-177
SCHELL, Patience. The sociable sciences. Darwin and his contemporaries in Chile. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke: 2013. Pp 312; illustrated. Price £ 55 (hardback). ISBN 9781137286055.
vol. 41 (1): 177-178
DATHAN, Wendy. The reindeer botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901–1977. University of Calgary Press, Calgary: 2012. Pp xxii, 726; illustrated. Price CAD$ 44.95 (paperback). ISBN 9781552385869.
vol. 41 (1): 178-179
ANDERSON, John G. T. Deep things out of darkness. A history of natural history. University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles & London: 2013. Pp xvi, 346; illustrated. Price US$ 50.00, £ 34.95 (hardback). ISBN 9780520273764.
vol. 41 (1): 179-180
MADRIÑAN, Santiago. Nikolaus Joseph Jacquin's American plants: botanical expedition to the Caribbean (1754–1759) and the publication of the Selectarum stirpium americanarum historia. Brill, Leiden & Boston: 2013. Pp 428; illustrated. Price € 123.00, US$ 1
vol. 41 (1): 180-181
WHITE, Gilbert and SECORD, Anne (editor). The natural history of Selborne. Oxford University Press, Oxford: 2013. Pp xxxvi, 316; illustrated. Price £ 14.99 (hardback). ISBN 9780199591961.
vol. 41 (1): 181-181
JOHNSON, Kristin. Ordering life: Karl Jordan and the naturalist tradition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore: 2012. Pp ix, 376; illustrated. Price US$ 39.95, £ 24.00 (hardback). ISBN 9781421406008.
vol. 41 (1): 182-182
BALDWIN, Stuart A. A brief bibliography of Sir Charles Lyell, FRS, Bt, geologist. Baldwin's Scientific Books, Wickham Bishops, Witham, Essex: 2013. Pp iv, 31; illustrated. Available for free download: see www.fossilbooks.co.uk.
vol. 41 (1): 183-183
BURTT, Edward H. and DAVIS, William E. Alexander Wilson. The Scot who founded American ornithology. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts: 2013. Pp 464; illustrated. Price US$ 35.00, £ 25.00, € 31.50 (hardback). ISBN 9780674072558.
vol. 41 (1): 183-184
KUSUKAWA, Sachiko. Picturing the book of nature: image, text, and argument in sixteenth-century human anatomy and medical botany. University of Chicago Press, Chicago: 2012. Pp 331; illustrated. Price US$ 50.00 (hardback). ISBN 9780226465296.
vol. 41 (1): 184-185
SCHMITT, Michael. From taxonomy to phylogenetics: life and work of Willi Hennig. Brill, Leiden: 2013. Pp xiv, 208; illustrated. Price € 96.00, US$ 132.00 (hardback). ISBN 9789004219281.
vol. 41 (1): 185-186
SHORT, Emma and GEORGE, Alex. A primer of botanical Latin with vocabulary. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2013. Pp xv, 292. Price £ 24.99, US$ 39.99 (paperback). ISBN 9781107693753.
vol. 41 (1): 186-187
SAUNDERS, Nicholas J. The poppy. A cultural history from Ancient Egypt to Flanders Fields to Afghanistan. Oneworld, London: 2013. Pp xiv, 303; illustrated. Price £ 20.00. ISBN 9781851687053 (hardback).
vol. 41 (1): 187-187
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Volume 40 (2)

The beauty of Victorian beasts: illustration in the Reverend J. G. Wood's Homes without hands (W. T. Stearn Prize 2012)
vol. 40 (2): 193-212
The rhinoceros (fl. 1770–1793) of King Louis XV and its horns
vol. 40 (2): 213-227
Behind the scenes of Scottish researches into agar supply during the 1940s
vol. 40 (2): 228-243
Adam Zalužanský’s “De sexu plantarum” (1592): an early pioneering chapter on plant sexuality
vol. 40 (2): 244-256
Solution to a 300-year-old zoological mystery: the case of Thomas Bartholin's merman
vol. 40 (2): 257-262
Zoological eponyms honouring the botanist Ferdinand von Mueller
vol. 40 (2): 263-269
Note on James Sowerby and the discovery of Sowerby's beaked whale, Mesoplodon bidens
vol. 40 (2): 270-276
The introduction of the eleven-spotted ladybird Coccinella undecimpunctata to New Zealand in 1874: the first use of a ladybird for biological control, or a spurious record created by cumulative misreporting?
vol. 40 (2): 277-293
A seventeenth-century warthog skull in Oxford, England
vol. 40 (2): 294-301
A re-evaluation of the nineteenth-century naturalist Henri de Saussure
vol. 40 (2): 302-319
James Rennie (1786–1867) in Australia, 1840–1867
vol. 40 (2): 320-323
Carl Gottfried Semper (1832–1893) and the location of his type specimens of sea cucumbers
vol. 40 (2): 324-339
Eleazar Albin in Don Saltero's coffee-house in 1736: how the Jamaican mango hummingbird got its name, Trochilus mango
vol. 40 (2): 340-344
Nikolaus Joseph Jacquin's enigmatic Icones selectarum stirpium americanarum (1797)
vol. 40 (2): 345-350
Inscribed copy of Animal life on the shores of the Clyde and Firth
vol. 40 (2): 351-0
Bonelli's record of the demoiselle crane, Grus virgo from Piedmont, Italy
vol. 40 (2): 351-354
Sea spiders misrepresented (1887) as crustacean parasites of cetaceans
vol. 40 (2): 354-357
The Catesby brothers and the early eighteenth-century natural history of Gibraltar
vol. 40 (2): 357-360
A seventeenth-century French painting of a warthog
vol. 40 (2): 360-362
ROUSSEAU, George. The notorious John Hill: the man destroyed by ambition in the era of celebrity. Lehigh University Press, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: 2012. Pp xxxi, 389; illustrated. Price US$ 90.00 (hardback). ISBN 9781611461206.
vol. 40 (2): 363-364
PREECE, Richard C. and SPARKS, Tim H. Fauna cantabrigiensis. The vertebrate and molluscan fauna of Cambridgeshire by the Rev Leonard Jenyns (1800–1893): transcript and commentaries. The Ray Society, London: 2012. Pp vii, 226; illustrated. Price £ 65.00 (h
vol. 40 (2): 364-365
AYRES, Peter G. Shaping ecology: the life of Arthur Tansley. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester: 2012. Pp xii, 213; illustrated. Price £ 65.00 (hardback), £ 19.99 (paperback). ISBN 9780470671566 (hardback), 9780470671542 (paperback).
vol. 40 (2): 365-366
BLEICHMAR, Daniela. Visible empire: botanical expeditions and visual culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment. University of Chicago Press, Chicago: 2012. Pp 288; illustrated. Price US$ 55.00 (hardback). ISBN 9780226058535.
vol. 40 (2): 366-367
ADLER, Kraig (editor). Contributions to the history of herpetology. Volume 3. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Vancouver: 2012. Pp 564; illustrated. Price US$ 75.00 (hardback). ISBN 9780916984823.
vol. 40 (2): 367-0
COCCO, Sean. Watching Vesuvius: a history of science and culture in early modern Italy. Chicago University Press, Chicago: 2012. Pp xii, 322; illustrated. Price US$ 45.00, £ 29.00 (hardback). ISBN 9780226923710.
vol. 40 (2): 368-0