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Huntia

Huntia

A yearbook of botanical and horticultural bibliography (Vols. 1–2); A journal of botanical history (Vols. 3+). ISSN 0073-4071. Subscription rates per volume for 2014 (includes shipping): U.S. $65.00; international $75.00.

The Institute's scholarly journal of botanical history, Huntia, publishes articles on all aspects of the history of botany, including exploration, art, literature, biography, iconography and bibliography.


External contributions to Huntia are welcomed. Please refer to the Guidelines for Contributors page before submitting manuscripts for consideration.

Manuscripts and other editorial correspondence should be directed to Scarlett Townsend (st19@andrew.cmu.edu), editor of Huntia.

Books for announcements or review should be sent to Charlotte Tancin, book reviews and announcements editor of Huntia.



Volume 1.
1964. vi, 221 pp.; 27 figs.;
7 1/4 x 9 7/8"; 1.4 lbs. Cloth and paper covers. Out-of-print.

Contents: (1) George H. M. Lawrence, "Genesis and revelations"; (2) Announcement: Bibliographia Huntiana ; (3) James D. Van Trump, "Helen Hunt Jackson's The procession of flowers in Colorado "; (4) John L. Heller, "The early history of binomial nomenclature"; (5) Elizabeth D. Kay, "David Fairchild—a recollection"; (6) George H. M. Lawrence, "A bibliography of the writings of David Fairchild"; (7) Ian MacPhail, "An introduction to bibliography for botanists"; (8) Ian MacPhail, "Titford's Hortus botanicus americanus "; (9) Carolyn J. Stanley, "Short-title list of selected acquisitions, 1960–63"; (10) John V. Brindle, "Program and organization of the collection"; (11) John V. Brindle, "Recent acquisitions of botanical art and illustration"; (12) George H. M. Lawrence, "The botanical significance of letters and manuscripts"; (13) A letter by Carl Linnaeus to von Haller; (14) James D. Van Trump, "The Agnes Arber collection"; (15) Theodore W. Bossert, "The portrait collection and program"; (16) George B. Van Schaack, "Clarifications on works by d'Ardène and Moet"; (17) Peter Stageman, "Publication of Macself's Plant portraits, 1939"; (18) H. Richard Archer, "Thomas Pennant's copy of Kalm's Travels in the Chapin Library"; (19) Hunt Botanical Library activities, 1963; (20) Index.

Volume 2.
1965. vi, 304 pp.; 79 figs.;
7 1/4 x 9 7/8"; 2 lbs. Cloth and paper covers. Out-of-print.

Contents: (1) Richard C. Rudolph, "Illustrations from Weinmann's Phytanthoza iconograhia in Iwasaki's Honzô zufu"; (2) Günther Buchheim, "A bibliographical account of L'Héritier's Stirpes novae"; (3) Dorothy S. Manks, "Some early American horticultural writers and their works. I. John Adlum and William Cobbett"; (4) Chester A. Arnold, "Some recollections of Percy Train (1876–1942)"; (5) John S. L. Gilmour, "The Rev. John Laurence (1668–1732); the man and his books"; (6) George H. M. Lawrence, "Jane Quinby (1901–1965)"; (7) Herbert G. Baker, "Charles Darwin and the perennial flax—a controversy and its implications"; (8) Willem D. Margadant, "Remarkable features in book collations"; (9) Bernard E. Harkness and Mabel G. Olney, "John Walton (1824–1914): Artist"; (10) William T. Stearn, "The five bretheren of the rose: An old botanical riddle"; (11) Alice M. Coats, "Notes on some portraits of British botanists and gardeners"; (12) Carolyn J. Stanley, "Short-title list of acquisitions, 1964"; (13) John V. Brindle, "1964 acquisitions of botanical illustration"; (14) Theodore W. Bossert, "The portrait collection and program, II"; (15) Ian MacPhail, "Edition, issue, and state"; (16) Willem D. Margadant, "Uncut and unopened copies"; (17) Ian MacPhail, "Titford's Hortus botanicus americanus—a supplementary note"; (18) Index.

Volume 3.

3(1). 1979. 66 pp.; 27 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 7 oz. Paper cover, $9.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) Editor's preface; (2) John H. Thomas, "Botanical explorations in Washington, Oregon, California and adjacent regions."

3(2). 1979. 82 pp.; 10 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 8 oz. Paper cover, $10.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) James J. White, "A portrait and some related letters of Sir Joseph Hooker"; (2) Ian MacPhail and William J. Hess, "The date of the Linnaean index in John Martyn's Historia plantarum rariorum"; (3) Joseph Ewan, "Frederick Pursh's 'Prospectus of an expedition to New Mexico' and California (1814?)"; (4) Frank N. Egerton, "Hewett C. Watson, Great Britain's first phytogeographer"; (5) Dale E. Johnson, "A concordance of abbreviations used in references to reviews in botanical bibliographies by Cobres (1782), Böhmer (1787), and Miltitz (1829)"; (6) Edward P. Thatcher, "A letter of E. L. Greene to Thomas Howell"; (7) Michael T. Stieber, "Manuscripts produced and/or annotated by Agnes Chase pertinent to grass collections at the Smithsonian Institution"; (8) Elizabeth M. McClintock and Paul A. Fryxell, "The rare third edition (1809) of Philip Miller's Figures... "

3(3). 1979. 32 pp.; 12 figs., 1 col. pl.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 4 oz. Paper cover, $6.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: John H. Harvey, "A map of Shaw, Berkshire, England, of ca. 1528–29"; (2) Gunther Buchheim, "A bibliographical account of Icones plantarum sponte nascentium in regnis Daniae et Norvegiae, better known as Flora danica"; (3) Review.

Volume 4.

4(1). 1981. 89 pp.; 6 7/8 x 10". Paper cover. Out-of-print.

Contents: Guide to the botanical records and papers in the Archives of the Hunt Institute, Part 1, compiled by Michael T. Stieber and Anita L. Karg. This number is out of print but is available as Part 1 of the Guide.

4(2). 1982. 56 pp.; 11 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 6 oz. Paper cover, $10.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) Betty Massingham, "Some nineteenth-century English gardeners"; (2) James J. White and Erik A. Neumann, "The collection of pomological watercolors at the U.S. National Arboretum"; (3) Dorothy S. Manks, "Some early American horticultural writers and their works: H. William Coxe, and John Gardiner and David Hepburn"; (4) E. Charles Nelson, "The influence of Leiden on botany in Dublin in the early eighteenth century"; (5) Reviews.

4(3). 1982. 54 pp.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 6 oz. Paper cover, $10.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: Michael T. Stieber, "Register of plant collectors' field notes held in North American institutions."

Volume 5.

5(1). 1983. 82 pp.; 4 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 8 oz. Paper cover, $12.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) Dan H. Nicolson, "Sodiro's publications on Araceae"; (2) Elizabeth R. Woodger, "Wilson Popenoe, American horticulturist, educator and explorer"; (3) Elizabeth R. Woodger and Arlyn Sharpe, compilers, and Michael T. Stieber, editor, "An inventory of the Wilson Popenoe papers"; (4) John L. Heller and Frederick G. Meyer, "Conrad Gessner to Leonhart Fuchs, October 18, 1556"; (5) Reviews.

5(2). 1984. 41 pp.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 5 oz. Paper cover, $10.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) Janice C. Coffey, "Soviet journals important for taxonomic botany: A translation of Zaikonnikowa's list, with emendations"; (2) Duncan M. Porter, "William Jackson Hooker and Charles Darwin's Beagle plants"; (3) Reviews.

5(3). 1984. 85 pp.; 6 7/8 x 10". Paper cover. Out-of-print.

Contents: Guide to the botanical records and papers in the Archives of the Hunt Institute, Part 2, compiled by Michael T. Stieber and Anita L. Karg. This number is out of print but is available as Part 2 of the Guide.

Volume 6.

6(1). 1985. 121 pp.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 1.3 lbs. Paper cover, $20.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: Dale E. Johnson, "Literature on the history of botany and botanic gardens 1730–1840: A bibliography."

6(2). 1986. 82 pp.; 21 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 8 oz. Paper cover, $15.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) James J. White, "A recently discovered landscape by Benjamin H. Coe"; (2) David H. Rembert, Jr., "Index to Thomas Walter's Flora Caroliniana (1788)"; (3) James J. White, "Raoul M. de Longpré fils, elusive painter of lilacs and roses"; (4) James J. White and Ruth F. Schallert, "Illustrations in the Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium, 1890–1974"; (5) Richard H. Eyde, "William Rich of the Great U.S. Exploring Expedition and how his shortcomings helped botany become a calling"; (7) Reviews.

Volume 7.

1987. 283 pp.; 9 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 1.9 lbs. Paper cover, $50.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) James L. Reveal, George F. Frick, C. Rose Broome and Melvin L. Brown, "Botanical explorations and discoveries in colonial Maryland: An introduction"; (2) George F. Frick, James L. Reveal, C. Rose Broome and Melvin L. Brown, "Botanical explorations and discoveries in colonial Maryland, 1688 to 1753"; (3) C. Rose Broome, George F. Frick, Melvin L. Brown and James L. Reveal, "A 1698 Maryland florula by the London apothecary James Petiver (ca. 1663–1718)"; (4) James L. Reveal, C. Rose Broome, Melvin L. Brown and George F. Frick, "The identification of pre-1753 polynomials and collections of vascular plants from the British colony of Maryland"; (5) James L. Reveal, C. Rose Broome, Melvin L. Brown and George F. Frick, "On the identities of Maryland plants mentioned in the first two editions of Linnaeus' Species plantarum"; (6) Melvin L. Brown, James L. Reveal, C. Rose Broome and George F. Frick, "Comments on the vegetation of colonial Maryland."

Volume 8.

8(1). 1988. 88 pp.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 8 oz. Paper cover. Out-of-print.

Contents: Guide to the botanical records and papers in the Archives of the Hunt Institute, Part 3, compiled by Anita L. Karg and Michael T. Stieber. This number is out of print but is available as Part 3 of the Guide.

8(2). 1992. 95 pp.; 10 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 9 oz. Paper cover, $25.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) F. A. Bisby, D. A. Sutton and G. F. Russell, compilers, "Report of the Third Meeting of the Taxonomic Databases Working Group, Edinburgh, 19–21 October 1987"; (2) Beatrice Scheer Smith, "Lucy Bishop Millington, nineteenth-century botanist: Her life and letters to Charles Horton Peck, State Botanist of New York"; (3) Daniel McKinley, "Adrien Lebreton, S.J. (1662–1736): A search for the identity of a neglected botanist in early Martinique"; (4) James J. White, "Three botanical prints by Eugène Bléry"; (5) Laurence J. Dorr, "The Antananarivo annual and Madagascar magazine (1875–1900)"; (6) Reviews and announcements.

Erratum
Volume 8, Number 2
Page 130, left-hand column, first line, omitted line of text:

secret is a country boy who uproots these plants

Volume 9.

9(1). 1993. 101 pp.; 12 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 10 oz. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) E. Charles Nelson, "Searching the archives for botanists, with some Irish case histories"; (2) M. A. Giménez, J. M. Losa and J. L. Valverde, "José Mariano Mociño's 'Flora de Guatemala' in the Real Jardin Botánico de Madrid"; (3) David W. Altman, Paul A. Fryxell and Rosemary D. Harvey, "Sydney Cross Harland and Joseph B. Hutchinson: Pioneer botanists and geneticists defining relationships in the cotton genus"; (4) Francisco Pelayo and Ricardo Garilleti, "Spanish botany during the Age of Enlightenment: A. J. Cavanilles"; (5) James J. White and Gavin D. R. Bridson, "John Laporte's Characters of trees (1795–1801)"; (6) Som Prakash Verma, "The tulip (ca. 1621): A study by Mansur"; (7) Carolyn Dodson, "Botanists of the Mexican-United States Boundary Survey"; (8) Book reviews and announcements.

9(2). 1996. 118 pp.; 72 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 11 oz. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) A. Gonzalez Bueno and R. Rodriguez Nozal, "The Expedition to Peru and Chile (1777–1788): Inventory of scientific production"; (2) James J. White, "Two chromolithographs and related paintings"; (3) James J. White, "Some botanical paintings in the National Museum, New Delhi"; (4) K. M. Matthew, S.J., F.L.S., and James J. White, "An album of 19th-century watercolors from India in the Hunt Institute"; (5) James J. White, "Botanical art at the Indian Museum, Calcutta"; (6) James J. White, "Three botanical albums in the Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's Saraswati Mahal Library in India"; (7) James J. White, "The Ganga Singh and P. N. Sharma collection of watercolors at the Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun"; (8) James J. White, "A 17th-century Persian manuscript in The Asiatic Society, Calcutta"; (9) Alain Cuerrier, Robert W. Kiger and Peter F. Stevens, "Charles Bessey, evolution, classification, and the New Botany"; (10) Book reviews and announcements.

Volume 10.

10(1). 1996. 116 pp.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 11 oz. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) Robert L. Burgess, "American ecologists: A biographical bibliography."

10(2). 1999. 78 pp.; 33 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 8 oz. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) James J. White, "The botanical art collection at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore, India"; (2) K. M. Matthew, "Little-known south-Indian botanical collectors, collections, records and plant portraits"; (3) James J. White, "Two flower and bird paintings in the City Palace Museum, Jaipur"; (4) James J. White, "A bibliography of natural-history art in India and Sri Lanka"; (5) James J. White, "The Ganga Singh collection of paintings at the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh"; (6) James J. White, "Nineteenth-century lithography at the Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta"; (7) James J. White, "Watercolor studies by Indian artist K. Venkatappa"; (8) M. V. Viswanathan, James J. White and H. B. Singh, "The collection of botanical art in the Raw Materials Herbarium and Museum"; (9) James J. White, "Notes on identifying Mansur's Tulip"; Book Reviews and Announcements.

Volume 11.

11(1). 2000. 92 pp.; 5 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 9 oz. Paper cover. $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: (1) E. Charles Nelson, "Patrick Browne (ca. 1720-1790), Irish physician, historian and Caribbean botanist: A brief biography with an account of his lost medical dissertations"; (2) P. H. Oswald and E. Charles Nelson, "Jamaican plant genera named by Patrick Browne (ca. 1720–1790): A checklist with an attempt at an etymology"; (3) Elizabeth Fortson Wells and Rebecca Louise Brown, "Naturalized alien plant species at Mount Vernon, Virginia"; (4) Robert W. Kiger and James L. Reveal, "A comprehensive scheme for standardized abbreviation of usable plant-family names and type-based suprafamilial names"; (5) Dominik Wujastyk, "An unknown botanical album in Kathmandu"; Book Reviews and Announcements.

11(2). 2002. 140 pp.; 65 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 13 oz. Paper cover. $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: Paul Bernasconi and Lincoln Taiz, "Sebastian Vaillant's 1717 lecture on the structure and function of flowers"; Dmitry D. Sokoloff, Sergey A. Balandin, Ivan A. Gubanov, Charles E. Jarvis, Sergey R. Majorov, and Sergey S. Simonov, "The history of botany in Moscow and Russia in the 18th and early 19th centuries in the context of the Linnaean Collection at Moscow University (MW)"; M. E. Mitchell, "'Such a strange theory': Anglophone attitudes to the discovery that lichens are composite organisms, 1871–1890"; Alicja Zemanek, "Józef Rostafinski (1850–1928) — a pioneer of studies in the history of botany in Poland"; Book Reviews and Announcements.

Volume 12.

12(1). 2005. 108 pp.; 46 figs.; 6 7/8 X 10"; 1 lb. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: E. Charles Nelson and P. H. Oswald, "Polifolia revisited and explained"; M. E. Mitchell, "The inside story: A commentary on the study of lichen structure in the 18th and 19th centuries"; David S. Senchina, "A historical survey of botanical exploration in Antarctica"; C. H. Briand, "The common persimmon (Diospyros virginiana L.): The history of an underutilized fruit tree (16th–19th centuries)"; Book Reviews and Announcements.


12(2). 2006. 88 pp.; 26 figs.; 6 7/8 X 10"; 12 oz. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: William R. Burk, "Thomas Fanning Wood (1841–1892) and his botanical contributions"; M. E. Mitchell, "'Function is smother'd in surmise': A survey of observations on the rôle of lichen conidia, 1850–2000"; Piotr Köhler and Denis J. Carr, "Eduard Tangl (1848–1905)—discoverer of plasmodesmata"; Antonio González Bueno and Raúl Rodríguez Nozal, "Materials from the M. Sessé & J. M. Mociño Expedition (1787–1803) pertaining to the Elizondo legacy"; Book Reviews and Announcements.



Volume 13.

13(1). 2006. 96 pp.; 12 figs.; 6 7/8 X 10"; 13 oz. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: Paul Bernasconi and Lincoln Taiz, "Claude-Joseph Geoffroy’s 1711 lecture on the structure and uses of flowers";  Book Reviews and Announcements.


13(2). 2007. 84 pp.; 32 figs.; 6 7/8 X 10"; 12 oz. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: M. E. Mitchell, "Signposts to symbiosis: A review of early attempts to establish the constitution of lichens"; Arno Wörz, "The 'Botanische Reiseverein'—A 19th-century joint stock company for the collecting of herbarium specimens"; E. Charles Nelson and W. H. King, "James Lothian (1817–1871) and his book Practical Hints on the Culture and General Management of Alpine or Rock Plants"; Book Reviews and Announcements.



Volume 14.

14(1).
2009. 110 pp.; 65 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 1 lb. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling.

Contents: M. E. Mitchell, “Graphic developments: Lichen illustration in scientific publications, 1679–1900”; Walter H. Hodge and Angela L. Todd, “Agricultural explorers of the USDA’s Bureau of Plant Industry, 1897–1955”; Angela L. Todd, “Biographies of the agricultural explorers of the USDA’s Bureau of Plant Industry, 1897–1955: Part 1, A–F”; Book Reviews and Announcements.



Volume 14.

14(2).
2011. 104 pp.; 35 figs.; 6 7/8 x 10"; 1 lb. Paper cover, $30.00 plus shipping and handling. ISSN 0073-4071.

Contents: M. E. Mitchell, "'A somewhat esoteric pursuit': The course of lichenological inquiry from 1700 to 1950"; Roger L. Williams, translator and editor, "On the establishment of the principal gardens of botany: A bibliographical essay by Jean-Philippe-François Deleuze"; Michael Witty, "'Über die Wirkung des Lichtes auf einige höhere Kryptogamen'; A translation of Ivan Borodin's (1847 - 1930) 1868 paper on fern physiology"; Book Reviews and Announcements.


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