ISBN-10:
0300153716
ISBN-13:
9780300153712
Pub. Date:
06/14/2011
Publisher:
Yale University Press
The Ambonese Herbal, Volume 2: Book II: Containing the Aromatic Trees: Being Those That Have Aromatic Fruits, Barks or Redolent Wood; Book III: Containing Those Trees, Which Produce Some Resin, Notable Flowers, or Hurtful Milk; Book IV: Containing the Wil

The Ambonese Herbal, Volume 2: Book II: Containing the Aromatic Trees: Being Those That Have Aromatic Fruits, Barks or Redolent Wood; Book III: Containing Those Trees, Which Produce Some Resin, Notable Flowers, or Hurtful Milk; Book IV: Containing the Wil

by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius, E. M. Beekman

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ISBN-13: 9780300153712
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 06/14/2011
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius (1627–1702), a soldier and naturalist, arrived on the island of Ambon in Indonesia in 1653 and until his death devoted himself to the task of documenting the tropical environment he encountered there. The late E. M. Beekman, a highly acclaimed authority on colonial and Dutch language and literature, was Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was also an accomplished poet and novelist and the author of two dozen books.

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