The Plant Hunters
- RRP £20
- Features 10 facsimile documents of historic importance
Winner of the Scholarly, Academic and Reference book award at the British Book Awards 2013
This award-winning book tells the story of our obsession with plants, both for their beauty and their economic potential.
Beautifully illustrated with more than 100 images from the archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, this intriguing book tells how plants were moved across the world, how new discoveries helped to save lives and how, even today, hundreds of new species are still being discovered.
With the inclusion of 10 facsimile documents which the reader can pull out and examine, The Plant Hunters is a must for plant lovers everywhere.
Author: Carolyn Fry
Publisher: Andre Deutsch
Hardback: 63 pages