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Traveler in a Vanished Landscape - William Morwood

(Item: BOOK3916)

TRAVELER IN A VANISHED LANDSCAPE:

The Life & Times of David Douglas, Botanical Explorer

William Morwood

Over 25 Line Drawings and Maps

Stated First Edition

Hardbound - Embossed Green Cloth/Copper Gilt Lettering

Book Description: Clarkson N. Potter Inc., New York, 1973

Book Condition:  Very Good/Lightly Bumped Spine

Dust Jacket Condition:  Very Good/Unclipped

Lightly Bumped/Rubbed

Frontispiece:  Facsimile Engraving of Douglas

Map & Botanical Illustrations Throughout

Octavo

244 Pages

Mylar Wrapped Dust Jacket

SCARCE!

David Douglas, 1799-1834, Scottish, Botanist, Explorer, Scottish Highlands, America, Hawaii, "Douglas-fir"

Douglas offer a major contribution to the discovery and identification of several native West Coast botanical species, including the Douglas Fir and the California Poppy. Scots-born, an estute adventurer and plant hunter, Douglas explored the early nineteenth century western landscape with a passion, traveling over 1200 miles on foot and horseback over a two decade period in pursuit of the undiscovered. A true adventurer's tale!

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