Book ID: 92254
Botanical Riches. Stories of Botanical Exploration. 2006. 300 col. figs. XII, 243 p. Large4to. Hardcover.
This is firstly a book about plants themselves, and the story of their exploration, appreciation, introduction and exploitation through the ages. But it is equally about the collective library of books that document this botanical exploration and appreciation of plants, and the history and craft of botanical illustration.This book is well illustrated.