Archives of Natural History articles

Volume 40 (2)

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
BERENTSON, Quinn. Moa: the life and death of New Zealand's legendary bird. Craig Potton, Nelson (New Zealand): 2012. Pp 300; illustrated. Price NZ$ 49.99 (hardback). ISBN 9781877517846.
vol. 40 (2): 369-0
LACK, H. Walter and GROTZ, Kathrin (editors). Floras Schätze – Die Erfassung der Grünen Welt. Flora's treasures – recording the green world. Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin: 2012. Pp 132; illustrated. Price € 8.50 (paperback). ISBN 878921800706.
vol. 40 (2): 370-0
HATCH, Peter and WATERS, Alice. “A rich spot of earth”: Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden at Monticello. Yale University Press, New Haven: 2012. Pp xiv, 266; illustrated. Price US$ 35.00 (hardback). ISBN 9780300171143.
vol. 40 (2): 371-0
ROUSSEAU, Jean-Jacques and KOBAYASHI, Takuya (editor). Ecrits sur la botanique. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Œuvres complètes, volume 11.) Slatkine, Geneva and Champion, Paris: 2012. Pp xvii, 434; illustrated. Price € 40.00 (paperback). ISBN 9782051023955.
vol. 40 (2): 371-372
BIRKHEAD, Tim. Bird sense: what it's like to be a bird. Bloomsbury, London: 2012. Pp xii, 265; illustrated. Price £ 16.99 (hardback). ISBN 9781408820131.
vol. 40 (2): 372-373
EGERTON, Frank N. Roots of ecology: antiquity to Haeckel. University of California Press, Berkeley: 2012. Pp xiv, 274; illustrated. Price £ 52.00 (hardback). ISBN 9780520271746.
vol. 40 (2): 373-374
BURNS, Dick. Pathfinders in Tasmanian botany: an honour roll of people connected through naming Tasmanian plants. Tasmanian Arboretum Inc., Devonport, Tasmania: 2012. Pp vi, 260; illustrated. Price AU$ 40.00 (paperback). ISBN 9780646580388.
vol. 40 (2): 375-0
MacGREGOR, Arthur. Animal encounters: human and animal interaction in Britain from the Norman conquest to World War One. Reaktion, London: 2012. Pp 552; illustrated. Price £ 40.00 ISBN 9781861898494.
vol. 40 (2): 375-376
COOK, Alexandra. Jean-Jacques Rousseau and botany: the salutary science. Voltaire Foundation, Oxford: 2012. Pp xxi, 436; illustrated. Price £ 70.00, € 83.00, US$ 107.00 (paperback). ISBN 9780729410557.
vol. 40 (2): 376-377
MINÀ PALUMBO, Francesco. Iconografia della storia naturale delle Madonie. Iconography of the natural history of the Madonie, MAZZOLA, Pietro and RAIMONDO, Francesco M. (editors). Sellerio, Palermo: 2011. Four volumes: volume 1. Guida alla lettura / Reader
vol. 40 (2): 377-378
INDEXES to Archives of natural history 40 (2013)
vol. 40 (2): 379-382

Volume 40 (1)

A naturalist of the Northern Enlightenment: Peter Forsskål after 250 years
vol. 40 (1): 1-19
Olof Swartz's contributions to lichenology, 1781–1811
vol. 40 (1): 20-37
A watercolour of a stranded sperm whale from the late seventeenth century
vol. 40 (1): 38-44
The Lochbuie Marine Institute, Isle of Mull, Scotland
vol. 40 (1): 45-51
Patron's Review - The role of the moving image in natural history
vol. 40 (1): 52-71
Kaempferol: a case study of what eponyms in chemical nomenclature can tell us
vol. 40 (1): 72-83