The Poison Tree Selected Writings of Rumphius on the Natural History of the Indies
By Beekman, E. M. (editor)
Pp. xii, 260; 5 full page black-and-white halftone plates. Publisher’s original tan cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, brown pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo. This is the first English translation of natural history selections from Rumphius (1628-1702); the topics covered include tropical flora, shellfish, minerals, and precious stones, all found in the colonial Dutch East Indies (from jacket flap). No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||University of Massachusetts|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A bright and clean copy in fine (new) condition in a fine dust jacket.|