Lot #186
David Fairchild

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Estimate: $200+

Description

American botanist and plant explorer (1869-1954) who was responsible for the introduction of more than 200,000 exotic plants and varieties of established crops into the United States, including soybeans, pistachios, mangos, nectarines, dates, bamboos, and flowering cherries. Signed book: Garden Islands of the Great East. Later printing. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. Hardcover, 6.5 x 9.5, 239 pages. Signed and inscribed on the half-title page in fountain pen, "To B. R. Carroll, Who reads this book for the pleasure he gets out of it. Sincerely yours, David Fairchild." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #608 - Ended May 12, 2021





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