Princeton University Library Catalog

The collector : David Douglas and the natural history of the Northwest / Jack Nisbet.

Author:
Nisbet, Jack, 1949- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books ; [New York, NY] : Distributed by PGW/Perseus, c2009.
Description:
xiii, 290 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Summary note:
The story of David Douglas, the premier botanical explorer in the Pacific Northwest and other areas of western North America. Douglas' discoveries include hundreds of western plants--most notably the Douglas Fir. The Collector tracks Douglas, from his humble birth in Scotland in 1799 to his botanical training under the famed William Jackson Hooker to his adventures in North America discovering "exotic" new plants for the English and European market.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-263) and index.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
David Douglas and the natural history of the Northwest
ISBN:
  • 9781570616136 (hc)
  • 1570616132 (hc)
LCCN:
2009027956
OCLC:
317923518
RCP:
N - S