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David Douglas

A Naturalist at Work : An Illustrated Exploration Across Two Centuries in the Pacific Northwest

Nisbet, Jack

(Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
David Douglas
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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.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books, c2012
ISBN: 1570618291
9781570618291
Branch Call Number: B-D733nid 2012
Characteristics: xv, 191 p. :,ill. (some col.), col. maps ;,23 cm

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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, inclu... Read More »


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