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Plant hunter"s paradise.

Frank Kingdon-Ward

Plant hunter"s paradise.

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


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Plant Hunters Paradise. likes. Taking the Nursery Business to a whole new level.1/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ward, Francis Kingdon, Plant hunter's paradise. London, J. Cape [©] (OCoLC) Document Type. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ward, Francis Kingdon, Plant hunter's paradise.

London: Waterstone, © (OCoLC) Hunters Paradise - Plant hunters paradise. book M 18, Gladwin, Michigan - Rated based on Reviews "This place is amazing!.

People are cool, and we don't have to /5(). The non-fiction text details plant exploration and identification from the 's and the adversity the plant hunters faced.

This fiction twin text will lend a contemporary feel to the issues involving plant care including the harm of pesticides that were not an issue in the 's/5.

New York, The Macmillan Company,First American Edition. original cloth, dj (chipped at edge), near fine and clean copy in good dj. 8vo [ x 14 cm]; pp, frontis, 12 other plates, 2 folding maps.

Travelling in the mountains and valleys. "The Plant Hunters" tells the story of our obsession with plants. This book contains topics that range from the entourage of Alexander the Great which included naturalists to the establishment of botanical gardens and the discovery through exploration of the plants that have made or broken economies, such as tulips, tea and rubber/5(14).

The book traces the journeys of Plant hunters paradise. book of the most significant plant hunters, from the 18th century to the last of the professionals, Frank Kingdon-Ward.

It travels with Captain Cook and Sir Joseph Banks to South America, New Zealand and Australia. It treks over miles across North America with David Douglas, who laid claim to species/5(9).

Some big growers like Costa Farms, whose plants are found everywhere from Amazon to Walmart, employ “plant hunters” who scour far. New York: Macmillan, First American Edition from English sheets. Frontispiece and 12 plates, 2 folding maps, appendices. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth.

Fine in slightly chipped pink dust jacket. Item # This round-up of eminent plant hunters from the Renaissance to World War II should not be confused with a book of the same title by Whittle (, p.

Not a tendril on that book for readability (Whittle is an amusing writer if capricious researcher) and not in the specialty category of Foley's monograph on ""Chinese"" Wilson (, p. ), this is a well organized, stodgy. Francis Kingdon-Ward, born Francis Kingdon Ward (6 November in Manchester – 8 April ) was an English botanist, explorer, plant collector and published most of his books as Frank Kingdon-Ward and this hyphenated form of his name stuck, becoming the surname of his wives and two daughters.

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Roy Lancaster follows in the footsteps of the great Victorian plant hunters and describes, in this, his magnus opus, some 1, different plants in their natural habitat. The specimens collected by early plant-hunters are an important scientific legacy.

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Travel across the world and through history to meet the botanical pioneers who changed our landscape. Plant Hunters tells the story of our obsession with all things that grow—both for their beauty and their economic potential—and the creation of botanical gardens to cultivate them.

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