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A Traveller's Notes, or Notes of a Tour Through India, Malaysia, Japan, Corea, the Australian Colonies and New Zealand During the Years 1891-1893

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A Traveller's Notes, or Notes of a Tour Through India, Malaysia, Japan, Corea, the Australian Colonies and New Zealand During the Years 1891-1893

by Veitch, James Herbert

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  • Hardcover
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Chelsea: James Veitch and Sons at the Royal Exotic Nursery, 1896. 4to, green cloth lettered in black with contemporary decorative label in Japanese on front cover. Some light aging and occasional spotting else a clean, tight copy. Printed for private circulation, this is the first and only edition. Folding color map of the world with Veitch's route marked in red, nine fine photogravures with tissue guards and many other photographic illustrations. James Herbert Veitch was a member of a distinguished horticultural family, owners of the most famous British nursery of the 19th century. He undertook this trip to study vegetation of these regions and to see whether plants of these countries could flourish in English gardens. In addition to his botanical work, he recorded his observations of the countries and people that he visited.. Cloth. Near Fine. 4to.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
4198
Title
A Traveller's Notes, or Notes of a Tour Through India, Malaysia, Japan, Corea, the Australian Colonies and New Zealand During the Years 1891-1893
Author
Veitch, James Herbert
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Veitch and Sons at the Royal Exotic Nursery
Place of Publication
Chelsea
Date published
1896
Keywords
Travel, Exploration, Plant Hunting, Australia, New Zealand , Far East, Horticulture, Botany
Size
4to

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