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The Trees of North America

The Trees of North America

Michaux and Redouté’s American Masterpiece

By (author) Gregory Long

£9.99

Publishing 13th Apr 2021
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    • A miniature gift book presenting all 277 hand-coloured plates from François-André Michaux’s classic North American Sylva
    • These are masterworks of 19th-century botanical illustration by Pierre-Joseph Redouté and other artists
    • Published in cooperation with the New York Botanical Garden 
    • Part of the best-selling Tiny Folio series, which also includes Audubon’s Birds of America (ISBN 9780789208149) and Botanica Magnifica (ISBN 9780789211378)
    Full Description
    This Tiny Folio presents, in modern taxonomic order, all 277 of the hand-coloured plates from François-André Michaux’s classic North American Sylva, as well as the supplemental volumes by Thomas Nuttall. These masterworks of 19th-century botanical illustration - by such artists as Pierre-Joseph Redouté and Pancrace Bessa - represent the leaves, fruit, and flowers of American trees with wonderful grace and clarity. Published in cooperation with the New York Botanical Garden, The Trees of North America includes a preface and introduction describing how Michaux and Nuttall’s pioneering work came to be.
    Specifications
    Publisher
    Abbeville Press
    ISBN
    9780789214027
    Publish date
    13th Apr 2021
    Binding
    Hardback
    Territory
    World excluding USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia and New Zealand
    Size
    111 mm x 101 mm
    Pages
    336 Pages
    Illustrations
    277 color
    Name of series
    Tiny Folio
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