Book ID: 99498
The Book of Leaves. A Leaf-by-Leaf Guide to Six Hundred of the World's Great Trees. 2010. 600 figs. 600 maps. 600 col. pls. 656 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
The book offers a visually stunning and scientifically engaging guide to six hundred of the most impressive and beautiful leaves from around the world. Each leaf is reproduced here at its actual size, in full colour, and is accompanied by an explanation of the range, distribution, abundance, and habitat of the tree on which its found. Brief scientific and historical accounts of each tree and related species include fun-filled facts and anecdotes that broaden its portrait.