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The Resource Plant : exploring the botanical world, commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; project editor: Rosie Pickles

Plant : exploring the botanical world, commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; project editor: Rosie Pickles

Label
Plant : exploring the botanical world
Title
Plant
Title remainder
exploring the botanical world
Statement of responsibility
commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; project editor: Rosie Pickles
Title variation
Exploring the botanical world
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The ultimate gift for gardeners and art-lovers, featuring 300 of the most beautiful and pioneering botanical images ever. 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work by celebrated artists, photographers, scientists, and botanical illustrators, as well as rare and previously unpublished images
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
704.9/434
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N7680
LC item number
.P53 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clarke, Victoria
  • Pickles, Rosie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plants in art
  • Plants in art
  • Flowers in art
  • Botanical illustration
  • Botanical illustration
Label
Plant : exploring the botanical world, commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; project editor: Rosie Pickles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The artworks in this book have been arranged in pairs to highlight interesting comparisons and contrasts based loosely on their subject, age, purpose, origin or appearance. This organizational system is not definitive and many other arrangements would have been possible. A chronological survey of botanical art can be found in the timeline at the back."--title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Works of art -- Timeline -- Plant taxonomy & glossary -- Selected biographies -- Further reading -- Index
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780714871486
Lccn
2016499262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Label
Plant : exploring the botanical world, commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; project editor: Rosie Pickles
Publication
Note
"The artworks in this book have been arranged in pairs to highlight interesting comparisons and contrasts based loosely on their subject, age, purpose, origin or appearance. This organizational system is not definitive and many other arrangements would have been possible. A chronological survey of botanical art can be found in the timeline at the back."--title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Works of art -- Timeline -- Plant taxonomy & glossary -- Selected biographies -- Further reading -- Index
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780714871486
Lccn
2016499262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

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