In Pursuit of Plants Experiences of Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Plant Collectors
-by- Philip Short. ISBN 1876268980. Botany. A compilation of fascinating first-hand accounts of the experiences
of early plant collectors from around the world extracted from journals and letters; notes about the collectors
and commentary on the plants are included, as well as appendices detailing development of the Wardian Case for the
shipment of live plants and the role of herbaria; illustrated with a selection of 19th Century botanical art and
modern photographs. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 351 pages. (University of Western Australia Press. Crawley,
W.A. 2003) In fine condition. Weight 1.1 kilograms.
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