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A Pioneering Plantsman: A.K. Bulley and the Great Plant Hunters

By: McLean, Brenda

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, The Stationery Office: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1270

ISBN: 0112500188

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New, unblemished. 79 b/w and 32 color illus. This is the story of Arthur K. Bulley (1861-1942), a colorful eccentric and visionary with a nose for profit and a love for flowers. He paid intrepid plant hunters to scour the mountains of China and the Himalayas for alpine and hardy plants. The plant hunters became famous, new species were discovered and gardens became enriched. Some of the plants introduced by Bully were several crocuses rhododendrons, Himalayan primulas an... View more info