By Carol Belanger Grafton
Visually compellling and highly detailed Victorian era engravings of flowers and plants. 344 handsome and botanically accurate wood engravings selected from two classic Victorian publications: Paxton's Flower Garden and The Natural History of Plants.
Includes exquisite renderings of a broad spectrum of plant forms: baobab tree, quaking grass, winged pea, and many other unusual plants. Each illustration is accompanied by an identifying caption that provides the scientific name and a brief description of the plant, its native region, and if it is a flower, the colour of the blossoms.
Book contains: 112 pages.
Dimensions: 21.26 x 0.79 x 27.76cm
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