A naturalist in Western China with vasculum, camera, and gun, being some account of eleven year"s travel, exploration, and observation in the more remote parts of the flowery kingdom by Ernest Henry Wilson

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Published by Methuen in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Botany -- China,
  • China -- Description and travel

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Statementwith an introduction by Charles Sprague Sargent.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 vol. pl., port., map.
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Open LibraryOL24137124M

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