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Lindley, John,

1799–1865, English botanist and horticulturist. He organized the first flower shows in England and was influential in preserving the Royal Gardens at Kew (see Kew GardensKew Gardens
, Kew, Surrey, S England, on the Thames just W of London; Royal Botanic Gardens is the official name. The gardens were founded by the dowager princess of Wales in 1761 and consisted of about 9 acres (3.6 hectares).
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). In 1829 he was appointed the first professor of botany at the Univ. of London (later University College). Lindley wrote the botanical articles for the Penny Cyclopaedia and a major portion of those in Loudon's Encyclopaedia of Plants. He also wrote The Fossil Flora of Great Britain (with William Hutton, 1831–37), The Theory of Horticulture (1840), and The Vegetable Kingdom (1846).
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Additionally, the series' Director of Photography, John Lindley, won the American Society of Cinematographers' Outstanding Achievement Award in a Television Movie, Miniseries, or Pilot for his work on the premiere episode of the series, "You Always Hurt the One You Love.
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Initially the text was by John Ker-Gawler, later by John Lindley.
The cinematography is by John Lindley and the unflinching score is by Ramin Djawadi.
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The sale includes complete runs of the periodicals issued by Benjamin Maund, Thomas Moore and John Lindley, as well as very rare large-paper issues of individual volumes from William Curtis's other great work: The Botanical Magazine.