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Wow, a marvelous list!  Thank you everyone!

Amy

Sydney Parkinson: Artist of Cook's Endeavor Voyage
> Alexander von Humboldt and the Botanical Exploration of the Americas
> The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the
> First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
> Brother Gardeners, by Andrea Wulf
> Ferdinand Bauer--The Australian Natural History Drawings
> The Travels of William Bartram edited by Mark Van Doren
> The Collector, David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest
> David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work: An Illustrated Exploration Across Two
> Centuries in the Pacific Northwest
> Chrysalis, Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis
> Flower Hunters by Mary Gribbin and John Gribbin


On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Barbara Hayford <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Thank you all for excellent suggestions on these books!
>
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Emily S. Damstra <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Amy, this one is an amazing (true) story about a female botanist and
>> explorer:
>> The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the
>> First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
>>
>> http://www.amazon.com/Discovery-Jeanne-Baret-Science-Circumnavigate/dp/0307463532/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1418235853&sr=8-1&keywords=jeanne+botanist
>>
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>> *Emily S. Damstra*
>> natural science illustration
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>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 12:21 PM, Amy J. Gagnon <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> A few years ago I read *Kate Furbish and the Flora of Maine*, which
>>> lead to reading *Margaret Mee's Amazon*, both were fascinating.  Mark
>>> Catesby was another interesting one.  I wondered if anyone has suggestions
>>> for books on other similar botanist explorers?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> Amy
>>>
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