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Company of Trees - Reprint by Thomas Pakenham (Paperback)

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'The master. Puts all other modern tree-writers in the shade' John Lewis-Stempel, author of Meadowland

Thomas Pakenham is an indefatigable champion of trees. In The Company of Trees he recounts his personal quest to establish a large arboretum on the family estate, Tullynally in Ireland; his forays to other tree-filled parks and plantations; his often hazardous seed-hunting expeditions; and his efforts to preserve magnificent old trees and historic woodlands.

Whether writing about the terrible storms breaking the backs of hundred-year-old trees or a fire in the peat bog on Tullynally which threatens to spread to the main commercial spruce-woods, his fear of climate change and disease, or the sturdy young saplings giving him hope for the future, his book is never less than enthralling.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 243
Genre: Nature
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Orion Pub Co
Author: Thomas Pakenham
Language: English
Street Date: January 16, 2018
TCIN: 53325610
UPC: 9781474606790
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-8693
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