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Essay on the Geography of Plants

Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland ; edited with an introduction by Stephen T. Jackson ; translated by Sylvie Romanowski
Format
Book
Published
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Language
English
French (translated from)
Uniform Title
Essai Sur la Géographie des Plantes English
ISBN
9780226360669 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226360660 (cloth : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • Essay on the geography of plants / Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland; translated by Sylvie Romanowski
  • Text of Humboldt's Tableau physique / translated by Sylvie Romanowski
  • Humboldt's pictorial science: an analysis of the Tableau physique des Andes et Pays voisins / Sylvie Romanowski
  • Plant species cited in Humboldt's Essay and Tableau physique / Stephen T. Jackson
  • Instruments utilized in developing the Tableau physique / Stephen T. Jackson
  • Biographical sketches / Stephen T. Jackson
  • Bibliographical essay and bibliography / Stephen T. Jackson.
Description
xx, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 col. plate (60 x 98 cm., folded to 12 x 19 cm.)
Notes
  • Folded col. plate in pocket inside back cover.
  • Translation of: Essai sur la géographie des plantes.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Colored plate has been unfolded and shelved in Flat-folio Map Cabinet. Original gray cloth; dust jacket. John Cook Wyllie Fund, 2009/2010.
Technical Details

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