The Poison Tree Selected Writings of Rumphius on the Natural History of the Indies

By Beekman, E. M. (editor)

SKU# 16531

$ 20.00

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
Publisher Place Amherst
Date Published 1981
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A bright and clean copy in fine (new) condition in a fine dust jacket.
ISBN 0-87023-329-7
Limited Edition