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Botanical Exploration and Biography


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Plants from the Edge of the World: New Explorations in the Far East
Plants from the Edge of the World: New Explorations in the Far East
by Mark Flanagan
Publisher Comments
At the heart of this descriptive and entertaining travelogue is the authors' personal tale of exciting rare plant discoveries in the Far East. Vividly illustrated with color maps and photographs.... (read more)

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Flower Hunters
Flower Hunters
by John Gribbin
Publisher Comments
The flower hunters were intrepid explorers - remarkable, eccentric men and women who scoured the world in search of extraordinary plants from the middle of the seventeenth to the end of the nineteenth century, and helped establish the new science of... (read more)

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A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud
A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud
by Karl Sabbagh
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A Rum Affair is an absorbing tale of scientific chicanery and academic intrigue—critically acclaimed and a finalist for the Los Angeles TimesBook Prize. In the 1940s, the eminent British botanist John Heslop Harrison proposed a controversial theory:... (read more)

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A reunion of trees :the discovery of exotic plants and their introduction into North American and European landscapes
A reunion of trees :the discovery of exotic plants and their introduction into North American and European landscapes
by Stephen A Spongberg
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Stephen Spongberg's vividly written and lavishly illustrated "travel story" of trees and shrubs tells of intrepid explorers who journeyed to the far corners of the globe and brought back to Europe and North America a wealth of exotic plant species.... (read more)

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Wily violets & underground orchids :revelations of a botanist
Wily violets & underground orchids :revelations of a botanist
by Peter Bernhardt
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Bernhardt uses plants as jumping off points into discussions on such scientific concepts as adaptation and pollination, nutrient recycling and plant/animal relationships. Illustrated. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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An All Consuming Passion: Origins, Modernity, and the Australian Life of Georgiana Molloy
An All Consuming Passion: Origins, Modernity, and the Australian Life of Georgiana Molloy
by William J Lines
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"The book is a remarkable blend of biography, history, and botanical passion and will delight readers with its easy combination of genres."—Thomas Keneally, author of A River Town and Schindler's... (read more)

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Leonhard Rauwolf Sixteenth Century Physi
Leonhard Rauwolf Sixteenth Century Physi
by Karl H Dannenfeldt
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Margaret Mee in Search of Flowers of The
Margaret Mee in Search of Flowers of The
by Margaret Mee
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Golden Age of Plant Hunters
Golden Age of Plant Hunters
by Kenneth Lemmon
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Dolomites
Dolomites
by R Farrer
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Mystery Rivers of Tibet
Mystery Rivers of Tibet
by F Kingdon Ward
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