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Main Title The collector : David Douglas and the natural history of the Northwest /
Author Nisbet, Jack,
Publisher Sasquatch Books ; Distributed by PGW/Perseus,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 317923518
ISBN 9781570616136; 1570616132
Subjects Botanists--Scotland--Biography ; Naturalists--Scotland--Biography ; Botany--Northwest, Pacific--History--19th century ; Natural history--Northwest, Pacific ; Scientific expeditions--Northwest, Pacific--History--19th century ; Northwest, Pacific--Description and travel ; Canada--Description and travel
Additional Subjects Douglas, David,--1799-1834
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  QK31.D6N57 2009 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/11/2011
Collation xiii, 290 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-263) and index.
Contents Notes The story of David Douglas, the premier botanical explorer in the Pacific Northwest and other areas of western North America. Douglas' discoveries include hundreds of western plants--most notably the Douglas Fir. The Collector tracks Douglas, from his humble birth in Scotland in 1799 to his botanical training under the famed William Jackson Hooker to his adventures in North America discovering "exotic" new plants for the English and European market.
Place Published Seattle, WA New York, NY
PUB Date Free Form c2009
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2009027956
OCLC Time Stamp 20110708131535
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02589cam 2200409 a 45020