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A Naturalist in Western China

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"From his years of work in Western China in the early 1900s, Ernest Henry Wilson introduced numerous new plants to the gardens of Europe and North America. His travels took him through wildly mountainous country in Hupeh, Szechuan and across the Chino-Tibetan border, often along little-known routes. In this, his first book, the author describes expeditions on behalf of the famous nursery of Vietch & Songs to find and collect seeds, bulbs, plants and also herbarium material for Kew Gardens. He paints a vivid of the natural history of the region and of the culture and customs of the people."

Book in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Wilson, E. H.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1986 (originally 1913)
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
230
Publisher:
Cadogan Books

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"From his years of work in Western China in the early 1900s, Ernest Henry Wilson introduced numerous new plants to the gardens of Europe and North America. His travels took him through wildly mountainous country in Hupeh, Szechuan and across the Chino-Tibetan border, often along little-known routes. In this, his first book, the author describes expeditions on behalf of the famous nursery of Vietch & Songs to find and collect seeds, bulbs, plants and also herbarium material for Kew Gardens. He paints a vivid of the natural history of the region and of the culture and customs of the people."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Wilson, E. H.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1986 (originally 1913)
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
230
Publisher:
Cadogan Books

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