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Le Jardin des Plantes de Montpellier: De la Médecine à la Botanique

Art / Photobook

By: Michel Rossi (Author), Jonathan Lhoir (Illustrator)

176 pages, 200+ colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations

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Hardback | Oct 2013 | #210707 | ISBN-13: 9782759220403
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About this book

Language: French

The botanical garden of Montpellier, France was created by Pierre Richer Belleval in 1593 to teach medical students and is the oldest botanical garden in France. Le Jardin des Plantes de Montpellier, written by leading experts in the plant world, is illustrated with over 200 photographs, and tells of the garden's history and of its exceptional plants.

Summary in French:
Le Jardin des plantes de Montpellier, créé par Pierre Richer de Belleval en 1593 pour enseigner les « simples » aux étudiants en médecine, est le plus ancien jardin botanique de France. Ce livre, écrit par  des spécialistes renommés du monde végétal et illustré de plus de 200 photographies, en conte l’histoire et en fait découvrir les végétaux exceptionnels – plantes succulentes, médicinales, d’Extrême-Orient… – au gré des saisons et des lieux.


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