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This collection encompasses thirty years of Sherwin Carlquist’s field research that has made significant contributions to scholarship on wood anatomy and island biology. Countries of research include Australia, Cambodia, Chile, Fiji, Hawaii, Japan, New Caledonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, New Zealand, Peru, Samoa, South Africa, and Taiwan.
The BRIT Library holds Carlquist’s field notebooks and field photograph collection, the latter of which consists of 150,000 color field photograph slides as well as 10,000 field envelopes with black and white field photograph prints attached with field notes.
London: Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author 1797-1815. 10 vols, 664 plates, color-printed and finished by hand. Andrews’ monumental work is an early example of color printing and the first printed representation of many exotic species.
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