The Plant Hunters. Being a History of the Horticultural Pioneers, Their Quests and Their Discoveries From the Renaissance To the Twentieth Century.
Coats, Alice M.

New York, St. Louis, & San Fra McGraw - Hill Book Company, 1969. First American edition 9.75" x 6". 400pp. With a touch of edge wear, else a near fine copy in a nice bright VG+ dust wrapper. With many b&w illustrations after photographs, paintings, etc. This book tells the story of the great botanical and horticultural adventurer explorers, such as Kingdon - Ward, and the search for rare and exotic plants in all corners of the globe. Hardcover (Item ID: 4830)


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