An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16018 entries, 14076 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: July 14, 2024

WHITE, John

2 entries
  • 7366

Journal of a voyage to New South Wales with sixty five plates of non descript. animals, birds, lizards, serpents, curious cones of trees and other natural productions. By John White, Surgeon-General to the settlement.

London: J. Debrett, 1790.

This work described many Australian species for the first time. It includes natural history illustrations after watercolor paintings by Sarah Stone. Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link



Subjects: BOTANY, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Australia, NATURAL HISTORY, NATURAL HISTORY › Illustration, VOYAGES & Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientists, ZOOLOGY
  • 12951

A specimen of the botany of New Holland. By James Edward Smith. The figures by James Sowerby. Vol. 1 (All Published).

London: Printed by J. Davis: published by J. Sowerby, 17931795.

The first published book on the flora of Australia, issued by Sowerby in four parts between 1793 and 1795. It included 16 hand-colored plates reproducing paintings by Sowerby, mostly based on sketches by John White, author of A journal of a voyage to New South Wales (1790), and 54 pages of accompanying text by Sir James Edward Smith.

Digital facsimile from bibdigital.rjb.csic.es at this link.



Subjects: BOTANY › Botanical Illustration, BOTANY › Catalogues of Plants, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Australia