Meetings With Remarkable Trees

Meetings With Remarkable Trees

Book - 1997 | Pbk. ed.
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Thomas Pakenham's bestselling book of tree portraits. With this astonishing collection of tree portraits, Thomas Pakenham produced a new kind of tree book. The arrangement owed little to conventional botany. The sixty trees were grouped according to their own strong personalities: Natives, Travellers, Shrines, Fantasies and Survivors. From the ancient native trees, many of which are huge and immeasurably old, to the exotic newcomers from Europe, the East and North America, MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE TREES captures the history and beauty of these entrancing living structures. Common to all these trees is their power to inspire awe and wonder. This is a lovingly researched book, beautifully illustrated with colour photographs, engravings and maps - a moving testimonial to the Earth's largest and oldest living structures.
Alternative Title: Remarkable trees
Trees
Publisher: New York, Random House, 1997, c1996.
Edition: Pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780375752681
0375752684
Branch Call Number: 635.977 21
635.977
Characteristics: 191 p. : ill., map ; c 29 cm.

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