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Kew Pocketbooks: Trees

Kew Pocketbooks: Trees

Current price: $14.95
Publication Date: November 23rd, 2023
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The MIT Press Bookstore
1 on hand, as of Feb 27 5:58pm
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A stunning collection of paintings illustrating the variety and beauty of trees around the world.
Kew Pocketbooks: Trees is a snapshot of the vast beauty and form that trees display around the world, showcased through forty paintings from the Kew archives—one of the most extensive botanical libraries in the world. Trees are centers of biodiversity and essential in climate equilibrium. They have been crucial for humanity’s survival, and we have used them in a wide range of activities, from practical to spiritual ones. This book is part of a stunning series of pocket-sized gift books from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew that offers a snapshot into the diverse and beautiful world of plants and fungi through botanical paintings and extended captions. These books, printed on uncoated paper with a cloth and foil finish, are a must-have gift item.

About the Author

Kevin Martin is the Head of Tree Collections at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He is responsible for the curation of Kew’s historic collection of trees from around the world.