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Sir William Jardine: A Life in Natural History

Biography / Memoir

By: Christine E Jackson and Peter Davis

244 pages, B/w illus

Leicester University Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #124639 | ISBN: 0718501640
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About this book

Biography of one of Britain's foremost pioneers of the study of natural history.


Contents

Cave adsum; look to your beams; I cannot do without any ornithological work; few men could cast a more alluring fly; great works of creation; in a most comfortable carriage; I am busy breaking stones; I mean again to take up entomology; a mania for humming birds; a visionary dream; the finest collection of birds in Britain.


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