John Lightfoot

His Work and Travels

Jean K. Bowden

John Lightfoot
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Jean K. Bowden

Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

255 pages
Cloth $54.00 ISBN: 9780913196519 Published January 1989 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA
A fascinating and carefully researched biography of the first botanist to seriously record the native plants of Scotland. In addition to a study of his tour of Scotland, and of the publication of 'Flora Scotica', there are chapters on Lightfoot's tours of Devon and Cornwall, and Wales. The book is enhanced by a fine biographical introduction, and a meticulous catalogue of the Lightfoot Herbarium, held at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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