In the Footsteps of Augustine Henry download free [PDF and Ebook] by Seamus O'Brien

In the Footsteps of Augustine Henry download free [PDF and Ebook] by Seamus O'Brien year 2011
  • Book name: In the Footsteps of Augustine Henry
  • Author: Seamus O'Brien
  • Release date: 2011/2/28
  • Publisher: ACC ART BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9781870673730
  • Rating: 7.47 of 10
  • Votes: 106
  • Review by: Annabella Hedrick
  • Review rating: 7.22 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/17
  • Total pages: 376
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Augustine Henry is one of the most famous of the pioneering plant hunters to have travelled to China during the latter part of the 19th century, playing a key role in establishing the basis for our present knowledge of the Chinese flora. His account of the destruction of great tracts of China's forests prompted later plant hunters like E. H. Wilson, George Forrest, Frank Kingdon Ward and William Purdom to venture to China in the name of plant exploration and introduction. 'In the Footsteps of Augustine Henry' tells the fascinating story of his life and work and documents the expeditions undertaken by a dedicated team of botanists and horticulturalists in the 1990s to revisit Henry's routes, many of which were in danger of being flooded with the installation of the Three Gorges Dam across the Yangtze River.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H58M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Botany & Plant Sciences, Gardening Books, Trees, Wildflowers & Plants, Dictionaries Of Biography (Who's Who)
  • Available formats: TXT, TCR, DOC, PDF, ODT, RB, EPUB, WORD. Compressed in CBC, ZIP, RAR, CAB
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 121.46 USD
  • Dimensions: 236.22x307.34x38.1mm
  • Weight: 2,494.75g
  • Printed by: Garden Art Press
  • Published in: Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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