wood and the trees: a biography of Augustine Henry. by Sheila Pim

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  • Henry, Augustine, 1857-1930.

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Includes bibliographies.

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LC ClassificationsQK31.H34 P5
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Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL6014744M
LC Control Number66071671
OCLC/WorldCa1016481

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edition 2. Boethius Press, Kilkenny. Appendix I1 pp. Henry, Augustine by Thomas Pakenham. Henry, Augustine (–), plant collector and forester, was born at Dundee, Scotland, on 2 July His father, Bernard Henry (c. –) was a catholic originally from Tyanee, Co.during the great famine, he had emigrated to America and tried his hand as a ‘forty-niner’ in the Californian gold rush, but without success.

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The goal of Shamus O'Brien was to explore this region, following the routes used by Augustine Henry, before the flooding obliterated everything. The book describes Henry's plant hunting expeditions in some detail, giving us a real feel for the enormous amount of effort which went into locating and recording the plants he s: 6.

Augustine Henry (2 July – 23 March ) was a British-born Irish plantsman and is best known for sending o dry specimens and seeds and plant samples to Kew Gardens in the United Kingdom. Byhe was a recognised authority and was honoured with society membership in Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Finland, France, and Poland.

Elwes, H. & Henry, A. The Trees of Great Britain & Ireland. Vol. VII. pp – Private publication. [1] "Book Review – The wood and the trees: Augustine Henry, a biography". New Zealand Journal of Botany Retrieved 14 August "Garden History".

"Augustine Henry – the 'forgotten' plant hunter". Country. Pim, Sheila. The Wood and the Trees, A Biography of Augustine Henry Macdonald Rehder, A. Plantae Wilsonianae vol 2. Reprinted Timber Press. Thomas, C. The Graham Stuart Thomas Rose Book.

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Biography. Seamus O'Brien is a plantsman, plant hunter, author and lecturer. He is Ireland's leading authority on plants from the temperate regions of China and his travels in pursuit of plants have taken him across Nepal, China, California, Chile, New Zealand, Australia and Tasmania, effectively 'in the footsteps' of Augustine Henry on a number of expeditions.

Throughout the book he laments the trees that he failed to save. had begun in the s when there was still ab trees in the wood.” of the great Irish collector Dr Augustine.

The Royal Dublin Society, with the Society of Irish Foresters, organise an annual Augustine Henry Memorial Lecture. There are memorials to him in Avondale and Portglenone forests, and his portrait is displayed in the National Botanic Gardens. Reference: Pim, S. The Wood and the Trees, a Biography of Augustine Henry.

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It is generally regarded as the definitive work on trees of the British Isles, including Ireland. It comprises eight volumes including an index volume. Preview at Google Books Check eResources and Research Guides Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive.

The Wood and the Trees: Augustine Henry, a Biography avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5(30). Henry John Elwes, FRS (16 May – 26 November ) was a British botanist, entomologist, author, lepidopterist, collector and traveller who became renowned for collecting specimens of lilies during trips to the Himalaya and was one of the first group of 60 people to receive the Victoria Medal of the Royal Horticultural Society in Author of Monograph of the Genus Lilium.

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minor 'Goodyeri'). The trees John Goodyer discovered were near the south coast at Pennington, Hampshire, some miles away from centre of distribution of 'Plotii' and very dissimilar in structure. Wood chips from other trees, though, can be spread in a two-inch thick layer under trees and shrubs without harming them.

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The Graham Stuart Thomas Rose Book. Timber Press Martyn Rix has travelled widely as a botanist and plant collector. He is the author of many books and articles including several on roses. That is why young men die in battle for their country’s sake and why old men plant trees they will never sit under.

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Diener and Joshua Hagen THE BRAIN Michael O’Shea BRANDING Robert Jones THE BRICS Andrew F. Cooper THE BRITISH CONSTITUTION Martin Loughlin.Media in category "Augustine Henry" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total.

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