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David Douglas

A Naturalist at Work : An Illustrated Exploration Across Two Centuries in the Pacific Northwest
Nisbet, Jack (Book - 2012 )
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"During a meteoric career that spanned from 1825 to 1834, David Douglas made the first systematic collections of flora and fauna over many parts of the greater Pacific Northwest. Despite his early death, colleagues in Great Britain attached the Douglas name to more than 80 different species, including the iconic timber tree of the region. David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work is a colorfully illustrated collection of essays that examines various aspects of Douglas's career, demonstrating the connections between his work in the Pacific Northwest of the 19th century and the place we know today"--Amazon.
Authors: Nisbet, Jack, 1949-
Title: David Douglas
a naturalist at work : an illustrated exploration across two centuries in the Pacific Northwest
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books, c2012
Characteristics: xv, 191 p. :,ill. (some col.), col. maps ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Jack Nisbet
Summary: "During a meteoric career that spanned from 1825 to 1834, David Douglas made the first systematic collections of flora and fauna over many parts of the greater Pacific Northwest. Despite his early death, colleagues in Great Britain attached the Douglas name to more than 80 different species, including the iconic timber tree of the region. David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work is a colorfully illustrated collection of essays that examines various aspects of Douglas's career, demonstrating the connections between his work in the Pacific Northwest of the 19th century and the place we know today"--Amazon.
ISBN: 9781570618291
1570618291
Branch Call Number: B-D733nid 2012
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Douglas, David, 1799-1834 Botanists Scotland Biography Naturalists Scotland Biography Botany Northwest, Pacific History 19th century Natural history Northwest, Pacific Scientific expeditions Northwest, Pacific History 19th century Northwest, Pacific Description and travel Canada Description and travel
Topical Term: Botanists
Naturalists
Botany
Natural history
Scientific expeditions
Authors, American
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