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The World Was My Garden:  Travels of a Plant Explorer by  David Fairchild - Hardcover - Later Printing - 1939 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

The World Was My Garden: Travels of a Plant Explorer

by Fairchild, David

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Silverfish damage to boards, especially at spine, pages toned.


NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Silverfish damage to boards, especially at . spine, pages toned.. 1939. Later Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with titles stamped in silver on front boards and spine. xiv, 494 pages, index, photos. A fascinating account of the horticultural collecting adventures of the author, who worked for the USDA and introduced thousands of new plant species to the US, including our beloved mangoes and flowering cherry trees. .


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