The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees – Second Edition
Popular, award-winning, and unrivaled for its coverage and beauty, this is a magnificent illustrated guide to nearly 2,000 tree species and cultivars found in North America and Europe. David More spent over a decade painting these illustrations from real specimens, and fellow tree expert John White's informative text describes key facts about each. The result is an extraordinary reference that will continue to be prized by nature enthusiasts, gardeners, landscapers, and foresters.
Illustrates nearly 2,000 tree species and cultivars found in North America and Europe
Includes precise paintings of important details: leaves, needles, bark, blossoms, fruits, nuts, and cones
Shows deciduous trees in both full leaf and winter
Describes the native range of each species, the date of its introduction into cultivation, and other key facts
Features an introduction, a glossary, and indexes of scientific and English names
David More is a trained artist who has always had a passionate interest in trees. He spent countless hours over many years in London’s Kew Gardens and other great tree collections, drawing and gathering material for this book. John White is a former research dendrologist at the UK’s Forestry Commission, where he worked for more than three decades before his retirement. He is the author of Forest and Woodland Trees in Britain.
Dimensiuni: 178 x 254 x 15 mm
Greutate: 2.41 kg
Ediția: Edition, New Se.
Editura: Princeton University Press