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The collectors : creating Hans Sloane's extraordinary herbarium / edited by Mark Carine.

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G 2020/4948

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74VKaJmE2Ded

The collectors : creating Hans Sloane's extraordinary herbarium / edited by Mark Carine.

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The collectors : creating Hans Sloane's extraordinary herbarium / edited by Mark Carine.

Full title

The collectors : creating Hans Sloane's extraordinary herbarium / edited by Mark Carine.

Publisher

London : Natural History Museum, [2020]

Call Numbers

G 2020/4948

Record Identifier

74VKaJmE2Ded

Language

English

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Physical Description

Contents

208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm Foreword / Tim Littlewood -- Introduction / Mark Carine and Robert Huxley -- The great collectors and cataloguers -- The gardeners -- Collectors in the field: Britain and Europe -- Collectors in the field: the Atlantic -- Collectors in the fiel...

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text

Media type

unmediated

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volume

Publication information

Publisher

London : Natural History Museum, [2020]

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

This lavishly illustrated book reveals the lives of the people who assembled the greatest botanical collection of the early modern period, with stories of adventure and discovery across every continent. Sir Hans Sloane's herbarium, housed at the Natural History Museum in London, is probably the most extensive herbarium collection of its kind. It ex...

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The collectors : creating Hans Sloane's extraordinary herbarium / edited by Mark Carine.

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Creating Hans Sloane's extraordinary herbarium

NOTES

General note

Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-203) and index.

Date Published

[2020]

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Date Copyright

©2020

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G 2020/4948

Record Identifier

74VKaJmE2Ded

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ISBN

9780565094881

DDC

580.74421

MMS ID

991024368714802626

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