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The Ambonese Herbal (6-Volume Set)

Flora / Fauna
By: Georgius Everhardus Rumphius and EM Beekman
3237 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps
The Ambonese Herbal (6-Volume Set)
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  • The Ambonese Herbal (6-Volume Set) ISBN: 9780300153767 Hardback Nov 2011 Usually dispatched within 4 days
Price: £350.00
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Contains all 6 volumes of "The Ambonese Herbal".

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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.

Flora / Fauna
By: Georgius Everhardus Rumphius and EM Beekman
3237 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps
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The Ambonese Herbal, with its lovely plates and dense descriptions, is for the serious collector's library. Nonetheless, it's full of fascinating social and medicinal lore, a legacy of a vanished time."--Dominique Browning, "The New York Times"--Dominique Browning "The New York Times "

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