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Wisdom of Trees (Hardcover) (Max Adams)
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A passionate and informative celebration of trees and of man’s ingenuity in exploiting their resources: the perfect gift for anyone who cares about the natural worldTrees are marvels of nature, still-standing giants of extraordinary longevity. In a beautifully written sequence of essays, anecdotes, and profiles of species from yew to scots pine, Max Adams explores both the amazing biology of trees and humanity’s relationship with wood and forest across the centuries. Embellished with images from John Evelyn’s classicSylva (1664), this beautifully designed gift book offers both a natural and a cultural history of trees, and will delight anyone who cares about the natural world and our interaction with it.
Number of Pages: 256
Sub-Genre: Trees + Forests
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Max Adams
Street Date: November 1, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-4319
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