Plant Hunters

Plant Hunters

Two Hundred Years of Adventure and Discovery Around the World

Book - 1998
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This is the story of the men who discovered and brought back a wealth of exotic new plants. Journeying through remote and beautiful lands, often in great peril, they collected the plants that shaped western garden design for 200 years. The stories are illustrated with portraits, photographs and maps.
Publisher: London, England : Ward Lock : 1998
ISBN: 9780706377538
Branch Call Number: 581.09 M972p
Characteristics: 224p illus
Additional Contributors: Gardner, Chris
Musgrave, Will


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Jul 03, 2011

Some chapters were pretty good, others were rather bland. I was disappointed to see that the authors only covered British plant hunters and totally ignored any others.

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