"Picturing Plants: An Analytical History of Botanical Illustration", Saunders, Gill
Period: 1995 (published)
Publication: University of California Press
9 x 9 inches
22.9 x 22.9 cm
This beautifully illustrated book explores the purpose and function of botanical art from early woodcut herbals, botanical treatises and records of new discoveries, to gardening manuals, seed catalogs and field guides. Illustrations are from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Extensively illustrated many in full-color. 152 pp. Hardbound in library buckram with dustjacket.