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The Trees of North America

The Trees of North America

A Detailed Notes notecard set

Edited by Abbeville Press


Publishing 13th Apr 2021
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    • Detailed Notes: stylish notecards with a striking detail of a great artwork on the front, and the entire work on the back
    • Sixteen notecards (four each of four designs) and seventeen envelopes, housed in a presentation-quality box 
    • The Trees of North America features four details from the plates in Michaux’s North American Sylva, a classic of 19th-century botanical illustration
    • Published in cooperation with the New York Botanical Garden 
    • A great match with Audubon's Feathers (9780789254511), another Detailed Notes set
    Full Description
    The Detailed Notes are luxury notecards that feature a striking close-up of a great artwork on the front, and the entire artwork on the back. Each set is housed in a presentation-quality box.

    This set, The Trees of North America, reproduces details of four exquisite hand-coloured plates from François-André Michaux's classic North American Sylva, by such masters of botanical art as Pierre-Joseph Redouté and Pancrace Bessa.
    About the Author
    David Allen Sibley is one of the world’s best-known natural history illustrators and the author of acclaimed field guides, including The Sibley Guide to Trees, which have sold more than one million copies.

    Gregory Long is Chief Executive Officer and The William C. Steere Sr. President of The New York Botanical Garden.

    Susan M. Fraser is Vice President and Director of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library at The New York Botanical Garden.

    Marta McDowell is a gardener, lecturer, and horticultural writer. Her books include All the Presidents’ Gardens (2016) and Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life (2013), winner of the Gold Award from the Garden Writers Association.
    Abbeville Press
    Publish date
    13th Apr 2021
    World excluding USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia and New Zealand
    133 mm x 101 mm
    16 Pages
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    Detailed Notes
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