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The Resource The collector : David Douglas and the natural history of the Northwest, Jack Nisbet

The collector : David Douglas and the natural history of the Northwest, Jack Nisbet

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The collector : David Douglas and the natural history of the Northwest
Title
The collector
Title remainder
David Douglas and the natural history of the Northwest
Statement of responsibility
Jack Nisbet
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nisbet, Jack
Dewey number
508.795
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QK31.D6
LC item number
N57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Douglas, David
  • Botanists
  • Naturalists
  • Botany
  • Natural history
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Northwest, Pacific
  • Canada
Label
The collector : David Douglas and the natural history of the Northwest, Jack Nisbet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-263) and index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 290 p.
Isbn
9781570616136
Lccn
2009027956
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn317923518
  • (OCoLC)317923518
Label
The collector : David Douglas and the natural history of the Northwest, Jack Nisbet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-263) and index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 290 p.
Isbn
9781570616136
Lccn
2009027956
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn317923518
  • (OCoLC)317923518

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