Botanical riches: stories of botanical exploration.
Carlton South: Melbourne University Press, 2008.
Quarto, paperback, 243 pp. colour illustrations.
From ancient civilizations, through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, from the golden age of scientific exploration and discovery in the eighteenth century and nineteenth centuries to today, the systematic search for plants and the riches that could be gained from them has endured. Also available in hardcover [stock id 25836].