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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

Overview

Publishing, both under sole imprint and in cooperation with other organizations, is an integral part of the Institute's program, and a chief means of transmitting the results of its diverse activities.

In-Print Publications

The following is an alphabetical list by title of the Institute's in-print publications. Hunt Institute Associates receive a 25% discount on all orders. On the purchase of 5 or more publications, everyone receives the 40% quantity discount unless noted otherwise. To order any of the publications described here, please fill out the Order Form. All purchases support the mission and programs of the Institute. Thank you for your support.

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 2017 (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. The journal is published irregularly in one or more numbers per volume of approximately 200 pages by Hunt Institute. External contributions to Huntia are welcomed. Page charges have been eliminated. All manuscripts are subject to external peer review. Please review the Guidelines for Contributors PDF before submitting manuscripts for consideration. Direct manuscripts and editorial correspondence to Scarlett Townsend (st19@andrew.cmu.edu), editor of Huntia. Send books for announcement or review to Charlotte Tancin, book reviews and announcements editor of Huntia. Hunt Institute Associates may elect to receive Huntia as a membership benefit. All issues are available as PDFs. Please note that the PDFs for volumes 1–10 were created by scanning the original print versions and are not searchable. The PDFs for volumes 11+ were generated from the digital originals and are fully searchable in Adobe Acrobat.

Bulletin

1979+. Vols. 1+. Two numbers per volume. 8 1/2 x 11". ISSN 0192-3641. The Institute's newsletter contains staff-written articles about our projects, publications and acquisitions. External submissions are not accepted. Hunt Institute Associates receive the Bulletin as a membership benefit. Beginning in 2017 with volume 29 the Bulletin will be available only online. Some back issues are available in print. All issues are available as PDFs. Please note that the PDFs for volumes 1–9 were created by scanning the original print versions and are not searchable. The PDFs for volumes 10+ were generated from the digital originals and are fully searchable in Adobe Acrobat.

International Series Catalogues

The Institute established the International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration series in 1964 with the hope of supporting and encouraging contemporary botanical artists. Every three years, the International series features the works of talented botanical artists from around the world. Collectively, the catalogues are the most comprehensive record available of 20th–21st-century botanical artists and illustrators.

 The catalogues feature watercolors, drawings and prints by and portraits, biographies and bibliographies of contemporary artists and a cumulative index of those represented thus far in the International series. To order the in-print catalogues described here, please fill out the Order Form. All purchases support the mission and programs of the Institute. Hunt Institute Associates receive a 25% discount on all orders. For a PDF of the Cumulative Index of Artists and Submission Guidelines, see the International series page.

Out-of-Print Publications

Although these titles are no longer in print, we are including bibliographic and descriptive information for those individuals who may be interested in them. Copies can sometimes be found through second-hand book dealers or online, and the publications can be viewed at the Institute by appointment.

Online Gift Shop

If you have ever dreamed about having a Redouté rose on a tote bag, anything by Ehret on a t-shirt or Darwin's mug on a mug, then visit our online gift shop at CafePress. All purchases support the mission and programs of the Hunt Institute. Associate and quantity discounts cannot be applied to gift shop items. These items are not available at the Institute. To purchase our publications, contact the Institute or complete the Publications Order Form.