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Scottish Botanist George Don (1764-1814) His Life and Times, Friends and Family

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ISBN-10: 1492192619

ISBN-13: 9781492192619

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marilyn Reid

List price: $32.58
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George Don the Forfar Botanist, and David Booth the Newburgh Brewer and Author, were the closest of friends. Their lives were intertwined with the lives of Robert Brown, William Thomas Baxter, William Godwin, Dr Patrick Neill, and Archibald Constable, and many other notable contemporaries. The lives of their children, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, David Don, George Don junior, Isabella Baxter, and Robert Baxter, were also intertwined. This biographical account of the life of the Scottish Botanist George Don (1764-1814) tells the story of the life and times of these, his friends and his contemporaries, their extraordinary successes during a time of enlightenment and their struggles through…    
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Book details

List price: $32.58
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 8/20/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 174
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.41" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Scottish author Marilyn Reid is a published author and playwright, and a retired Drama Director who has worked with hundreds of children in and out of school making learning fun for them. Using drama techniques, puppetry, and storytelling in the Scottish traditional methods, along with new technology, Marilyn makes learning an enjoyable experience.