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8 edition of The Plant Hunters found in the catalog.

The Plant Hunters

Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains

by Mayne Reid

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Fredonia Books (NL) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant life: general,
  • Plants - General,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8843475M
    ISBN 101589636996
    ISBN 109781589636996
    OCLC/WorldCa51766362

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    The plant hunters: Adventurers who transformed our gardens would put Indiana Jones to shame They were held for nine months and threatened with death, an experience they describe in their book. Dec 15,  · Anita Silvey. Anita Silvey is among today's foremost authorities on children's books. She is the creator of both the online and the print editions of the Children's Book-a-Day Almanac, and teaches courses in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science and the Children's Literature Program at Simmons College.A frequent contributor to NPR, Ms. Silvey lectures around the country on. Mar 06,  · The book also includes a fascinating account of the voyage of the Bounty. While the ship is most famous for the mutiny that took place in , it was also the first naval ship to be commissioned to act as a floating conservatory, transporting breadfruit trees to Tahiti. Kew Botanist David Nelson was the plant collector on this voyage.

    Get this from a library! The plant hunters. [Carolyn Fry, (Science writer)] -- From geraniums to begonias, the common plants that often adorn backyard gardens are rarely native to our region. The same goes for many of the diverse and delicious fruits and vegetables that grace. So plant hunting continues with entrepreneurial private nurseries collecting plants and seeds from countries which weren’t always open for exploration. And like the plant hunters of old, they are highly motivated as they were and perhaps a little bit obsessed. About this book. Almost all the books that have been published on plant hunting focus on the so-called `golden age' that ended with the death of Frank Kingdon Ward in One might be forgiven for thinking that plant hunting itself came to an end in


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