Titel: Flowers for the King
Verlag: Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good/Very Good
Signiert: Signed by Author(s)
Auflage: First Edition
Clean, tight, bright and square copy bound in dark green cloth with gilt and copper title on spine. Inscribed on ffep "To my friend __ __ from Arthur R. Steele." Book appears to be unread. Dust jacket is unclipped, but is foxed, has chips, and several closed tears less than 1". Jacket is protected in mylar. In 1777 two Spanish pharmacists left on quest lasting over 10 years through Peru and Chile. They were sponsored by the government to study New World plant life and return examples for the garden of King Charles III, in addition to discovering new commercial uses for these plants. This book covers their adventures, specimen collecting, and disappointment upon returning to Spain. Of interest ro students of Spanish American history and of botany. 378 pages include index, bibliography, B&W photos, botanical illustrations, and two-color maps. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0000001241
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AbeBooks Verkäufer seit: 13. Oktober 1998
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