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I am trying to find these botany citations. Does your library have them?

I am a student working in a herbarium in Mumbai. I am working on families Amaryllidaceae, Liliaceae/Asparagaceae for the pre-Ph. D. registration-qualification publication and need soft copies of some references from the books as mentioned below. I would like to know whether the books mentioned below are available in your library collection and the procedure through which I can procure the references. Kindly guide me in finding the said books and do the needful.

Title Abhandlungen der Königlichen Böhmischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften, ser. 5 3: Publication Dates Reference Request for the Pages 1845 Title page of the Book, Entire article including Reference pages 526, to 537, and corresponding diagrams if any.

Title Beschreibung eines neuen Geschlechts von einer sehr raren und überaus schönen afrikanischen Pflanze aus der Familie der Zwiebelgewächse, welche er zu Ehren ... des ... Fürsten ... Carls ... Herzogs zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg ... den Namen Brunsuigia beigeleget ...: Abbreviation Beschr. Afr. Pfl. Publication Dates Reference Request for the Pages 1755 Title page of the Book, Entire article including Reference pages 25 to 38 and corresponding diagrams if any

Title Floral Magazine. London. Series II. or "New Series" 1874. or Floral Magazine: Comprising Figures and Descriptions of Popular Garden Flowers New Series vol.13 Abbreviation Fl. Mag. (London) Publication Dates Reference Request for the Pages 1874 Title page of the Book, Reference pages t. 148 to156, 862, 1014, 1021, 1023, 1057, 1152, 1189 including corresponding diagrams.

Title Enumeratio Plantarum Omnium Hucusque Cognitarum, Secundum Familias Naturales Disposita, Adjectis Characteribus, Differntiis et Synonymis. Stutgardiae et Tubingae [Stuttgart and Tübingen] / Kunth Abbreviation Enum. Pl. [Kunth] Authors K. S. Kunth Publication Dates Reference Request for the Pages 5 vols., 1833-1850: 1 (Agrostographica), Jul-Aug 1833; 1 (suppl.), 4-10 Jan 1835; 2 (Cyperographia), 1-6 May 1837; 3 (Aroidearum), 23-39 May 1841; 4 (Xyridearum), 17-19 Jul 1843; 5 (Asparaginearum), 10-11 Jun 1850 Title page of the Book, Entire article including Reference pages 306, 366 to 369, 598, 603 to 611, 622, and corresponding diagrams if any.

Thanking You, With regards,
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While we do not own any of the titles you seek, I can suggest places for you to look. For the first 3 citations, I've found a record with the libraries that own the title. You will need to take this information to your librarian and ask the librarian to order the scans or photocopies for you. For the last citation, I found what appears to be the work digitized and available online (although I cannot tell if it is the entire work). 

For the Abhandlungen der Königlichen Böhmischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften...title,  I searched the Worldcat database for you. This is a database of the world's libraries and their holdings. You can search it yourself at www.worldcat.org. (Here is a search tip: you can search on the title's abbreviation and the database will find the full title). This title appears to be record 64211416 see: <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/64211416>. The record includes libraries holding the title. Your librarian should be able to order a scan or photocopy for you.

For the Beschreibung eines neuen Geschlechts… title, again, I searched Worldcat.org. It appears to be this record, 634002093 <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/634002093>.

It seems that the only library holding this title is the Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg I suggest you ask your library to order a scan for you.

The Floral Magazine: Comprising Figures and Descriptions of Popular Garden Flowers.. the Worldcat record is this one: <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/8680940>. While we do own some of the volumes in this series, we do not own the 1874 volume. I suggest you (or the librarian) check with the libraries of Smithsonian Institution Botany library or the library of the New York Botanical Garden.

For the title Enumeratio Plantarum Omnium Hucusque Cognitarum, Secundum Familias Naturales Disposita, Adjectis Characteribus, ...

It looks like this work (or perhaps part of this work) has been digitized and is available on the Biodiversity Heritage Library web site here:

http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/7717

The Biodiversity Heritage Library is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity commons.” This is a site that you should look at carefully as it may have other references you are trying to track down.

I hope this helps you.

Best wishes,

Janet Evans

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