Joseph Hooker: Botanical Trailblazer

£10.00

A compelling account of Joseph Hooker as a plant collector extraordinaire. Joseph Hooker was one of the creators of the modern scientist – medical graduate, botanist, plant collector and adventurer– who circled the globe, discovering, describing, naming or introducing over 12,000 plants that have changed the face of our gardens and landscape.
Extensively and beautifully illustrated from the archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew the book highlights Hooker's relationships with family, travelling companions, friends and colleagues who influenced his life and botanical ideas.
Paperback
64 pages and 80 colour images

ISBN: 9781842464694

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