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A Botanist in Borneo: Hugh Low's Sarawak Journals 1844-1846

Biography / Memoir

By: Hugh Low (Author), RHW Reece (Editor), Phillip J Cribb (Contributor)

206 pages, 66 plates with colour illustrations; 3 b/w photos

Natural History Publications Borneo

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #142002 | ISBN: 9838120650
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £54.99 $69/€65 approx

About this book

Low's journals of his time in Sarawak are published here for the first time, together with a biographical introduction by Sarawak historian, Professor Bob Reece, and extensive notes on Low's botanical discoveries compiled by Dr Phillip Cribb, Deputy Keeper of the Orchid Herbarium at the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, and a world authority on orchids. Also published for the first time are 59 paintings from Hugh Low's collection (including 33 attributed to him) and four possibly by Rajah James Brooke, together with five previously published paintings by John Day.


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