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The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obsession
The Brother Gardeners Botany Empire and the Birth of an Obsession
Author: Andrea Wulf
One January morning in 1734, cloth merchant Peter Collinson hurried down to the docks at London’s Custom House to collect cargo just arrived from John Bartram, his new contact in the American colonies. But it was not reels of wool or bales of cotton that awaited him, but plants and seeds… — Over the next forty years, Bartram would send hundre...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780434016129
ISBN-10: 0434016128
Publication Date: 5/6/2008
Pages: 350
Edition: illustrated edition
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Publisher: William Heinemann
Book Type: Hardcover
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