And Some Brought Flowers - Plants in a New World

By: Downie, Mary Ellice & Hamilton, Mary (editors)

Price: £3.50

Quantity: 1 available


Illustrated with delicate watercolours by E.J. Revell, large octavo, pp xvi, 164, fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise very clean internally, decorated cream cloth, very slightly marked, a good copy in a slightly worn and age-toned dustwrapper. [Aspects of the flora of North America, particularly Canada, as perceived by the early settlers, using contenporary accounts. When Martin Frobisher reached the coast of North America in 1576 'he commanded his company, if by any possible means they could get ashore, to bring him whatsoever thing they could first find, whether it were living or dead, stock or stone...and some brought flowers.' ]

Title: And Some Brought Flowers - Plants in a New World

Author Name: Downie, Mary Ellice & Hamilton, Mary (editors)

Illustrator: E.J. Revell

Categories: Herbals, Planthunting, Gardening,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1980

ISBN Number: 0802023630

ISBN Number 13: 9780802023636

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Slightly worn and browned

Seller ID: 012520

Keywords: canada.canadian.flowers.plants.herbs.early.settlers.accounts.diaries.Martin Frobisher.