Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker - Traveller and Plant Collector

By: Desmond, Ray & Hepper, F. Nigel

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Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 286, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing the very slightest signs of wear. . [An excellent biography of this important figure. He travelled in Sir James Clark Ross's epic voyage to Antarctica in 1839-43, visited Syria & Lebanon in 1860, the Atlas Mountains in Morocco in 1871, and to the Rockies in 1877. His survey produced the first map of Sikkim, which the British Army used for several decades.]

Title: Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker - Traveller and Plant Collector

Author Name: Desmond, Ray & Hepper, F. Nigel

Categories: Floras, Planthunting, Biography, Travel,

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 1999

ISBN Number: 1851493050

ISBN Number 13: 9781851493050

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 002910

Keywords: PLANT HUNTING. PLANTHUNTING. FLORA. FLORAS. HIMALAYA. HIMALAYAS. ANTARCTICA. JAMES CLARK ROSS. SYRIA. LEBANON. MOROCCO. ATLAS MOUNTAINS. ROCKY SIKKIM. TRAVEL. HISTORY BOTANY.