Desmond, Ray

'Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker'

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Back in print again is this well researched and comprehensive account of the life and travels of one of the great pioneer Victorian plant hunters, and covers not just his visits to the Himalayas but also to North Africa and the Middle East, Antarctica and The Rockies and California. Illustrated with many contemporary drawings and botanical prints, there is much information about not only the plants but also the other aspects of his life. 1999 11 x 8 ½ 286 pages
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £29.5), New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
ISBN 1851493050 9781851493050
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