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The Ambonese Herbal, Volume 3: Books V, VI and VII

Flora / Fauna

Series: The Ambonese Herbal Volume: 3

By: Georgius Everhardus Rumphius and EM Beekman

698 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations

Yale University Press

Hardback | Apr 2011 | #186545 | ISBN-13: 9780300153729
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Volume 3 contains Book V: Dealing with the Remaining Wild Trees in No Particular Order; Book VI: Concerning Shrubs, Domesticall and Wild; and Book VII: Containing the Forest Ropes and Creeping Shrubs.

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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.

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