Author:Amos Eaton

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Amos Eaton
(1776–1842)
American botanist.

Standard botanical author abbreviation: Eaton

Amos Eaton

Works by the author[edit]

  • Art Without Science, or the Art of Surveying, Unshackled with the Terms and Science of Mathematics (Hudson, NY: Sampson, Chittenden & Croswell, 1802).
  • Elementary Treatise on Botany, 1810.
  • The Manual of Botany, 1st edition, 1817.
  • A Botanical Dictionary, Being a Translation from the French of Louis-Claude Richard. With additions from Martyn, Smith, Milne, Wildenow, Acharius, &c. (New Haven, CT: Hezekiah Howe, N. Whiting, 1817).
  • A Manual of Botany for the Northern and Middle States (Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners, 1818, 1822).
  • An Index to the Geology of the Northern States, with a Transverse Section from Catskill Mountain to the Atlantic. Prepared for the Geological Classes at Williams College, Northampton, Belchertown, Leicester and Worcester, Mass. (Leicester, MA: Hori Brown; Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners; Northampton: Simeon Butler; Boston: Cummings and Hilliard; 1818).
  • A Botanical Dictionary, Being a Translation from the French of Louis-Claude Richard. With extensive additions from Martin, Smith, Milne, Willdenow, Acharius, Muhlenberg, Elliott, Nuttall, Pursh, and Others (New Haven, CT: Howe & Spalding, 1819).
  • An Index to the Geology of the Northern States, with Sections, Extending from Susquehanna River to the Atlantic, Crossing Catskill Mountains. To Which is Prefixed a Geological Grammar (Troy, NY: W. S. Parker; Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners; 1820).
  • Botanical Exercises, Including Directions, Rules and Descriptions, Calculated to Aid Pupils in the Analysis of Plants; with a Labelling Catalogue, for the Assistance of Teachers (Albany, NY: Websters & Skinners, 1820).
  • A Geological Survey of the County of Albany, Taken under the Direction of the Agricultural Society of the County (Albany, NY: S. Southwick, 1820).
  • Chemical Notebook, 1821.
  • A Geological and Agricultural Survey of Rensselaer County, in the State of New-York. To Which is Annexed, a Geological Profile, Extending from Onondaga Salt Springs, across Said County, to Williams College in Massachusetts. Taken under the Direction of Stephen Van Rensselaer (Albany, NY: E. and E. Horsford, 1822).
  • Chemical Instructor: Presenting a Familiar Method of Teaching the Chemical Principles and Operations of the Most Practical Utility to Farmers, Mechanics, Housekeepers and Physicians; and Most Interesting to Clergymen and Lawyers. Intended for Academies and the Popular Class-room (Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners, 1822, 1826, 1828).
  • Cuvier's Grand Division, 1822.
  • Geological Nomenclature of North America, 1822.
  • Zoölogical Sylabus and Notebook, 1822.
  • A Geological and Agricultural Survey of the District Adjoining the Erie Canal in the State of New York. Taken under the Direction of the Hon. Stephen Van Rensselaer. Part I. Containing a Description of the Rock Formations; Together with a Geological Profile, Extending from the Atlantic to Lake Erie (Albany, NY: Packard & Van Benthuysen, 1824)
  • A Manual of Botany, for the Northern and Middle States of America, Containing Generic and Specific Descriptions of the Indigenous Plants and Common Cultivated Exotics, Growing North of Virginia; to Which is Prefixed a Grammar and Vocabulary; Also the Natural Orders of Linneus and of Jussieu, With the Medicinal Properties of Each (Albany, NY: Websters & Skinners, 1824).
  • Philosophical Instructor: or, Webster's Elements of Philosophy, Subdivided into Principles and Illustrations Intended for Academies, Medical Schools, and the Popular Class-room (Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners, 1824).
  • Zoological Text-book, Comprising Cuvier's Four Grand Divisions of Animals: Also, Shaw's Improved Linnean Genera, Arranged According to the Classes and Orders of Cuvier and Latreille. Prepared for Rensselaer School and the Popular Class-room (Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners, 1826).
  • Rensselaer School Exercises in the Fall, Winter, and Spring Terms, Including those of the Preparation and District Branches (Troy, NY: Rensselaer School, 1827).
  • Botanical Grammar and Dictionary: Translated from the French, of Bulliard and Richard by Prof. A. Eaton (Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners, 1828).
  • Geological Nomenclature Exhibited in a Synopsis of North American Rocks and Detritus (New Haven, CT: A.H. Maltby and Hezekiah Howe, 1828).
  • A System of Education Proposed for the Improvement of Common Schools. Addressed to the Buffalo School Association. Being an Answer to a Circular, issued December 26, 1828 (Albany NY: Websters and Skinners, 1829).
  • Art Without Science, or, Mensuration, Surveying and Engineering, Divested of the Speculative Principles and Technical Language of Mathematics (Albany: Websters and Skinners, 1830).
  • Economical Geology of New York and Part of the Adjoining States, as Directed by the Honorable Stephen Van Rensselaer (Troy, NY: Rensselaer School, 1830).
  • Geological Text-book: Prepared for Popular Lectures on North American Geology; with Applications to Agriculture and the Arts (Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners, 1830).
  • The Constitution and By-laws of the School Association of Rensselaer County, N.Y., to Which is Added an Address a Plan of Common School Education, by Order of the Association (1831).
  • Geological Text-book, for Aiding the Study of North American Geology: Being a Systematic Arrangement of Facts, Collected by the Author and his Pupils (Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners; New York: G. and C. and H. Carvill, 1832).
  • Manual of Botany, for North America: Containing Generic and Specific Descriptions of the Indigenous Plants and Common Cultivated Exotics, Growing North of the Gulf of Mexico (Albany, NY: Websters and Skinners, 1829; Albany, NY: O. Steele, 1833, 1836).
  • Chemical Instructor: Containing Directions for Learning and Teaching Chemistry, Familiarly Illustrating This Science of Facts with a Selection of Plain Experiments and Demonstrations (Troy, NY: Wm. S. Parker, 1833).
  • Prodromus of a Practical Treatise on the Mathematical Arts: Containing Directions for Surveying and Engineering (Troy, NY: E. Gates; New York: Robinson, Pratt & co.; 1838).
  • North American Botany; Comprising the Native and Common Cultivated Plants, North of Mexico. Genera Arranged According to the Artificial and Natural Methods (Troy, NY: E. Gates, 1840).
  • Eaton's Geological Note Book for the Troy Class of 1841 (1841).

Works about the author[edit]

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