Memoires d'un botaniste et explorateur

By: Poivre, Pierre

Price: £32.00

Quantity: 1 available


Pierre Poivre survived a battle with an English vessel en route from China and became the Intendant of the islands of Reunion and Mauritius. He founded the world-famous botanical garden, Jardin des Pamplemousses and was responsible for introducing several economic plants to cultivation. This new edition of his memoirs, with a preface by Patrick Poivre d'Arvor and modernised spelling, is well illustrated with colour plates. (7), 230, (1) pp.

Title: Memoires d'un botaniste et explorateur

Author Name: Poivre, Pierre

Categories: Biographies,

Edition: New edition, originally published 1797

Publisher: Le Decouvrance: 2006

ISBN Number: 2842654463

ISBN Number 13: 9782842654467

Binding: Paper covers

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 3019

Keywords: French