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A passion for nature

19th-century naturalism in the circle of Charles Alexander Johns

by Deirdre Dare

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Published by Patten Press (Hypatia Publications) in Penzance, Cornwall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johns, C. A. -- 1811-1874,
  • Johns, C. A. -- 1811-1874 -- Friends and associates,
  • Botanists -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Naturalists -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Deirdre Dare & Melissa Hardie ; with an essay "A botanist who painted : Emily Stackhouse (1811-1870)" / by Clifford Evans.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsHardie, Melissa., Evans, Clifford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK31.J56 D37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 275 p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23618582M
    ISBN 101872229581
    ISBN 109781872229584
    LC Control Number2009459084
    OCLC/WorldCa320052017

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