NONFIC: Plant: Exploring the Botanical World, Editor: Victoria Clarke, Project Editor- Rosie Pickles

FEBRUARY: NonFiction Pick

A contribution from the Garden Club of Mount Desert.  This book is  a history of botanical art and artists .  Beautiful pictures and a very interesting read if you like botany and plants. – Elly

Following in the footsteps of the international bestseller Map: Exploring the World, this fresh and visually stunning survey celebrates the extraordinary beauty and diversity of plants. It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolours, drawings, and prints to bring this universally popular and captivating subject vividly to life. Carefully selected by an international panel of experts and arranged in a uniquely structured sequence to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, this stunning compilation of botanically themed images includes iconic work by celebrated artists, photographers, scientists, and botanical illustrators, as well as rare and previously unpublished images.

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