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Roy Lacaster Travels in China A Plantsman"s Paradise by Roy Lancaster

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Published by Antique Collectors" Club .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Gardening,
  • Nature,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • China,
  • Plants - General,
  • Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals,
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - World/Asia,
  • Reference

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11950255M
ISBN 101851491759
ISBN 109781851491759

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First and foremost, Travels in China provides a practical assessment of the plants that are either of ornamental merit or botanical interest to gardeners in the West. Roy Lancaster describes some 1, different plants in their natural habitat and p This book successfully combines a most enjoyable and detailed account of the well-known author's 5/5(8).   Hundreds of Lancaster's own attractive and colourful photographs are reproduced, interspersed with fascinating descriptions and anecdotes from his travels. This is a book about plants from a country so rich in variety that there are 50% more species on one mountain in China than there are in the whole of the British Isles.5/5(7).   First and foremost, Travels in China provides a practical assessment of the plants that are either of ornamental merit or botanical interest to gardeners in the West. Roy Lancaster describes some 1, different plants in their natural habitat and provides an eminently readable account of a fascinating country, its people, and the plants that Book Edition: New Edition.   Roy Lancaster Travels in China: A Plantsman's Paradise by Roy Lancaster This book successfully combines a most enjoyable and detailed account of the well-known author's many journeys through China. Roy Lancaster follows in the footsteps of the great Victorian plant hunters and describes, in this, his magnum opus, some 1, different plants in Author: Roy Lancaster.

Contact me for more information (also if you want to make use of my images). Harry Jans Leeuwenbergweg 50 AL Loenen Gld. Netherlands Phone: +31 (0)   Description - Roy Lancaster: Travels in China by Roy Lancaster This book successfully combines a most enjoyable and detailed account of the well-known author's many journeys through China. First and foremost, Travels in China provides a practical assessment of the plants that are either of ornamental merit or botanical interest to gardeners in Author: Roy Lancaster. Travels in China by Lancaster, Roy Seller MW Books Ltd. Published Condition Very good cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particul Edition First Edition ISBN Item Price $. Buy Roy Lancaster Travels in China: A Plantsman's Paradise 2nd Revised edition by Lancaster, Roy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews:

China truly is a plantsman's paradise: it is so rich in variety that there are upwards of 3, native plants on a single mountain in China - compared to around 2, in the whole of the British Isles. And, in the province of Yunnan alone, there are species of oaks and oak relatives - in Britain we have just 2! This book successfully combines a most enjoyable and detailed account of the.   Buy Travels in China By Roy Lancaster. Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. ISBN: ISBN Author: Roy Lancaster. Plantsman's Paradise: Travels in China by Roy Lancaster. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Garden Art Press, an imprint of The Antique Collectors' Club Ltd, Second Edition. Hardcover. Like New/Like New. Illustrated with photographs. Combines accounts of Lancaster's journeys through China with detailed descriptions of plants and their habitat. ��~economiques~et~sociales~1re~ed~~manuel~de~leleve~full~ ��~antonio.