Job BasterBaster, Job (1711-1775).
Dutch. Naturalist, doctor of medicine,
Leiden. Correspondent of Linnaeus. supposes that Linnaeus received his latest letter [Baster to Linnaeus, 6 October 1766Letter L3817] three or four months previously. With this letter, he sends Linnaeus some specimens of minerals and seeds of one of the marine plants that he had published in Opuscula subsecivaBaster, Job Opuscula
subseciva, observationes miscellaneas de
animalculis et plantis quibusdam
marinis, eorumque ovariis et seminibus
continentia, 2 vol. (Haarlem,
Baster also includes a copy of a translation into Latin of Philip MillerísMiller, Philip (1691-1771).
British. Gardener of the Chelsea Physic
Garden. Corresponded with many
botanists. His rich herbarium was sold
to Joseph Banks. Correspondent of
Linnaeus. , The Gardeners kalendarMiller, Philip The Gardeners
kalendar:directing what works are
necessary to be performed every month in
the kitchen, fruit, and
pleasure-gardens, as also in the
conservatory and nursery, 14 ed.
(London, 1765). , which he hopes will be useful to Linnaeus. [There was no latin translation, but a Dutch one, made by Baster himself, Maandelykse Tuin-OeffeningenMiller, Philip Maandelykse
Tuin-Oeffeningen, Aaantoonende, war Werk
noodzaaklyk te doen is in ieder Maand
van het Jaar, zoo in de Moes- Vrugt- en
Bloem-Tuin, als ook in de Stook- en
Broei-Kassen, en de Kweekery: Met
onderregtingen, transl. by Job
Baster (Haarlem, 1767). ].
a. (LS, I, 476-477).