Flower hunters / Mary Gribbin & John Gribbin.

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Flower hunters / Mary Gribbin & John Gribbin.

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N580.922/5

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74VM8olZ82Xg

Flower hunters / Mary Gribbin & John Gribbin.

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Flower hunters / Mary Gribbin & John Gribbin.

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Flower hunters / Mary Gribbin & John Gribbin.

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Publisher

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Date

2008.

Call Numbers

N580.922/5

Record Identifier

74VM8olZ82Xg

Language

English

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Contents

x, 332 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. Prologue: John Ray (1627-1705) -- 1. Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) -- 2. Joseph Banks (1743-1820) -- 3. Francis Masson (1741-1805) and Carl Peter Thunberg (1742-1828) -- 4. David Douglas (1799-1834) -- 5. William Lobb (1809-1864) and Thomas Lobb (1817-1894) -- 6. Ro...

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Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

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Summary

"This is the story of eleven flower hunters - remarkable, eccentric, obsessive men and women who between them travelled to every corner of the world in search of new and exotic plants. They were founding figures of the new science of botany. For these intrepid adventurers, the search for undiscovered plant specimens was something worth risking thei...

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Flower hunters / Mary Gribbin & John Gribbin.

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General note

Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-316) and index.

Date Published

2008.

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N580.922/5

Record Identifier

74VM8olZ82Xg

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ISBN

0192807188

9780192807182

DDC

580.922 B

MMS ID

991000225229702626

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