2014. 290x240mm, 240pp, col & b/w illus thru, hardcover in dustjacket. New copy.
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French Christian missionaries were the first Europeans to get many of our best-known garden plants out of China. Key players were David, Delavay, Farges and Soulie. They botanised after the Opium Wars, many of their discoveries being brought into cultivation by Vilmorin.