The Plant Hunters: being an examination of collecting with an account of the careers & the methods of a number of those who have searched the world for wild plants.

WHITTLE, Tyler
London: 1970

Stock Code: 6208

 

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The Plant Hunters: being an examination of collecting with an account of the careers & the methods of a number of those who have searched the world for wild plants.
With 31 illustrations and one map. Index.

Condition: Very Good. Dust jacket fair, has some surface loss to back; rubbed; not price clipped.

Book Publishing Details
Author:Tyler Whittle
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Full title:The Plant Hunters: being an examination of collecting with an account of the careers & the methods of a number of those who have searched the world for wild plants.
Publisher:Heinemann, London
Year Printed:1970
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
ISBN 10:0434864838
ISBN 13:9780434864836
Language:English
Category:History
Size:220mm Tall, 8vo
Pages:xiii,257
Stock Code:6208
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Keywords:Plants, botany, Kew Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew,  David Douglas, Nathaniel Ward, Louis Antoine de Bougainvile, John Bartram, Sir Joseph Banks, Canton, China, Jean Pierre Armand David,
Robert Fortune, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Missionaries, Horticultural Society, Carl Linnaeus, South of the Cloud, Wardian Case,

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Weight0.51 kg
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Dust Jacket

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