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”

15959 entries, 13943 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: March 1, 2024

HOOKER, Sir William Jackson

4 entries
  • 13755

Travels in the island of Iceland, during the summer of the year MDCCCX.

Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co., 1811.

Only Mackenzie is credited with authorship on the title page. Holland and Bright accompanied Mackenzie on this voyage and exploration. On p. xi of the Preface Mackenzie indicates that he benefitted from Hooker's notes on the botany of Iceland. On p. xiii he credits Holland with the account of the diseases of the Icelanders, and credits Bright for the account of the zoology and botany of Iceland. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Iceland, VOYAGES & Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientists
  • 13762

Journal of a tour in Iceland in the summer of 1809.

London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1811.

"In 1809 he went to Iceland to make a botanical survey for [Sir Joseph] Banks; his collections were lost in a fire at sea on the way home but with the aid of Banks’s notes from his own journey there in 1772 Hooker was able to produce an account which was published in 1811" (ODNB). Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link. There was also an issue from Yarmouth: Printed by J. Keyman, 1811, "Not Published".



Subjects: BOTANY, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Iceland, VOYAGES & Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientists › History of Voyages & Travels by Physicians....
  • 11764

The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F. W. Beechey...in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. By Sir William Jackson Hooker and G. A. Walker Arnott.

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842.

Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: BOTANY, VOYAGES & Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientists
  • 13651

The rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya: Being an account, botanical and geographical, of the rhododendrons recently discovered in the mountains of eastern Himalaya, from drawings and descriptions made on the spot, during a government botanical mission to that country. By Joseph Dalton Hooker. Edited by Sir W. J. Hooker.

London: Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, 18491851.

Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: BOTANY › Botanical Illustration, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Himalayas, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India