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Amy,

A few years ago I interviewed Glynis Ridley, the author of the book about
Jeanne Baret. If it interests you, here is a review of the book and a link
to the interview.

http://artplantaetoday.com/2011/04/10/herb-woman-jeanne-baret-circumnavigates-globe/


Tania Marien


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> Date:    Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:24:16 -0500
> From:    Jane <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Great books on botanist explorers & illustrators
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> ...and thank you, Amy, for the “list”.  How about adding one more:  “On
> the Road with John James Audubon”, Mary Durant and Michael Harwood.
> Another good read for a snowy day (at least here in Vermont!).
> Jane
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> From: Amy J. Gagnon
> Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2014 2:38 PM
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> Subject: Re: [SCIART] Great books on botanist explorers & illustrators
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> Wow, a marvelous list!  Thank you everyone!
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> Amy
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>   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
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> On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Barbara Hayford <[log in to unmask]>
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>   Thank you all for excellent suggestions on these books!
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>   On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Emily S. Damstra <[log in to unmask]>
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>     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
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> 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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>     On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 12:21 PM, Amy J. Gagnon <[log in to unmask]>
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>       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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