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A Doctor in the Garden: Nomen Medici in Botanicis: Australian Flora and the World of Medicine

By: John Pearn

497 pages, Col photos, bw photos, illus

Amphion Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #124926 | ISBN: 1864995033
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NHBS Price: £141.00 $200/€162 approx

About this book

Explains the reasons behind the names given to almost 400 Australian Plants and Trees. Of the biographies presented, over 100 are original and accompanied by portraits, many of which published for the first time. Many of the natural history observations and comments on both peoples and places are original, ensuring the work will be of great value to future historians of Medicine and Science.

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