The Plant Hunters

The Plant Hunters

Two Hundred Years of Adventure and Discovery Around the World

Book - 1999
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This is the story of the men who travelled through remote and beautiful lands, often in great peril, to collect the plants that shaped western garden design for 200 years.
Publisher: London : Seven Dials, 1999.
ISBN: 9781841880013
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. facsims., col. maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
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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