Garden islands of the great East;: Collecting seeds from the Philippines and Netherlands India in the junk “CheÌ‚ng ho,”

C. Scribner's Sons - Pp. Xiv, 239, 123 black-and-white photographs. No ownership marks. Publisher's original red cloth, lettered in silver on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo 9. 5 x 7. 5 inches. Describes fairchild's plant-hunting exploits in the Philippines and the islands of the Celebes, the Spice islands, Bali, Java, the Moluccas and surrounding islands.





The World as Garden: The Life and Writings of David Fairchild

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - These writings, are arranged to describe the chronology of events in his life, unpublished letters and manuscripts, from books, his love for plants and nature, articles, and affection for family and friends. The book is also illustrated with 100 black and white photographs, many published for the first time, and it ends with a comprehensive index.

Strategically placed essays and bridging paragraphs help to integrate Fairchild’s writings into the story of his life. The world as garden is an anthology of the writings of David Fairchild, one of the most important figures in American agriculture and science in the first half of the 20th century, and influential in the early history of Miami.

The World as Garden: The Life and Writings of David Fairchild - Fairchild was a plant explorer, and established and directed the Office of Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction of the USDA, quality and yields, which helped transform crop diversity, and to dramatically expand American agriculture.





The world was my garden;: Travels of a plant explorer

C. Scribner's sons - Strategically placed essays and bridging paragraphs help to integrate Fairchild's writings into the story of his life. The book is also illustrated with 100 black and white photographs, and it ends with a comprehensive index. These writings, unpublished letters and manuscripts, articles, are arranged to describe the chronology of events in his life, from books, his love for plants and nature, and affection for family and friends.

Fairchild was a plant explorer, which helped transform crop diversity, and established and directed the Office of Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction of the USDA, quality and yields, and to dramatically expand American agriculture. In american agriculture and science in the first half of the 20th century, and influential in the early history of Miami.