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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: 1570618291
9781570618291
Branch Call Number: B-D733nid 2012
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Canada Description and travel Northwest, Pacific Description and travel Scientific expeditions Northwest, Pacific History 19th century Natural history Northwest, Pacific Botany Northwest, Pacific History 19th century Naturalists Scotland Biography Botanists Scotland Biography Douglas, David, 1799-1834
Topical Term: Authors, American
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Botany
Naturalists
Botanists
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