Pehr Kalm

a Finnish visitor to the Chilterns in 1748 by Mead, W. R.

Publisher: W.R. Mead in Buckinghamshire

Written in English
Cover of: Pehr Kalm | Mead, W. R.
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Subjects:

  • Kalm, Pehr, -- 1716-1779 -- Journeys -- England.,
  • Kalm, Pehr, -- 1716-1779 -- Diaries.,
  • Natural history -- England -- Chiltern Hills.,
  • Chiltern Hills (England) -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementW.R. Mead.
GenreDiaries.
ContributionsKalm, Pehr, 1716-1779.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA670.C62 M43 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21152475M
ISBN 101850657297

Pehr Kalm, född 6 mars i Själevad, Ångermanland [2], död 16 november i Åbo i Egentliga Finland, var en svensk botaniker, präst och ekonomisk publicist, professor i ekonomi vid Åbo Akademi, men kanske mest känd som en av Carl von Linnés apostlar. Kalm var son till kapellanen Gabriel Kalm i Korsnäs och Catharina Ross (–), dotter till borgmästaren Herman Williamsson. Reprinted from Adolph B. Benson, ed., Peter Kalm’s Travels in North America. The English Version of (2 vols., N.Y., ), pages as indicated;9 and Esther Louise Larsen, trans., “Pehr Kalm’s Report on the Characteristics and Uses of the American Walnut Tree Which is Called Hickory,” Agricultural History, XIX (), 55– Pehr Kalm’s life can be followed with unusual exactness, for the reason of his extensive correspondence. The plant genus Kalmia L. (family Ericaceae) was named by Linnaeus after Pehr Kalm. Kalm’s personal herbarium and some manuscripts were destroyed by fire in . Stockholm: Lars Salvii, First edition. Small octavos ca. 18x10,5 cm. 3 vols. 2, 6, 16, , 20 ; 2, , 22 ; 2, , 14 pp. With a copper engraved plate in vol. 3 bound as unfolded and several woodcut headings, initials and illustrations in text including two full-page illustrations in vol. 1. Attractive period style brown full calf with elaborate gilt tooled ornaments on.

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