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The Ambonese Herbal, Volume 1: Introduction and Book I

Flora / Fauna

Series: The Ambonese Herbal Volume: 1

By: Georgius Everhardus Rumphius and EM Beekman

524 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps

Yale University Press

Hardback | Oct 2011 | #186540 | ISBN-13: 9780300153705
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NHBS Price: £65.00 $82/€77 approx

About this book

Volume one contains Book I: Containing All Sorts of Trees, That Bear Edible Fruit, and Are Husbanded by People.


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Biography

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius (1627-1702), a soldier and naturalist, arrived on the island of Ambon in Indonesia in 1653 and until his death devoted himself to the task of documenting the tropical environment he encountered there. The late E. M. Beekman, a highly acclaimed authority on colonial and Dutch language and literature, was Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was also an accomplished poet and novelist and the author of two dozen books.

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