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BOTANISCHE ERGEBNISSE DER SCHWEDISCHEN EXPEDITION NACH PATAGONIEN UND DEM FEUERLANDE 1907-1909 PART 5 Carl Skottsberg 1916 Softcover Very Good
By Skottsberg, Carl
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Stockholm, Almqvist & Wiksells, 1916. 365 pages of text with 21 pages of b/w plates. In German. Oversized softcover with chipped card wrappers. Book is in two pieces, separated at plates section, as binding has failed. Internally, near fine. Very Good overall. 

Translated title: Botanical Results of the Swedish Expedition to Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego 1907-1909, Part 5

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This is part five of the Botanical results from Carl Skottsberg's Swedish Expedition to Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego 1907-1909. This publication deals with the vegetation conditions along the Andes, with particular reference to Chile and Patagonia. The report comprises of botanical notes identifying each specimen and its location, with significant commentary and with maps, tables and diagrams interspersed. This is followed by 21 pages of plates varying in type from plant sketches to photographs of plants and locations. Skottsberg was one of the most influential botanists of his age. His many expeditions significantly contributed to our knowledge of modern botany. He was on the ill-fated trip to Antarctica with Otto Nordenskjold.

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