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The glory of the tree : an illustrated history

Author: Noël Kingsbury; Andrea Jones, (Photographer)
Publisher: Buffalo, New York : Firefly Books (U.S.) Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The great trees of the world in glorious color. The Glory of the Tree describes 90 species of tree that collectively span the millennia of evolution and cross the globe. Organized into six categories -- Antiquity, Ecology, Sacred, Utility, Food and Ornament -- the trees are presented in short chapters that touch on botany, history, culture and more.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noël Kingsbury; Andrea Jones, (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781770852655 1770852654
OCLC Number: 906682232
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Antiquity --
Ecology --
Sacred --
Utility --
Food --
Ornament.
Responsibility: Noel Kingsbury ; photography by Andrea Jones.

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The great trees of the world in glorious color. The Glory of the Tree describes 90 species of tree that collectively span the millennia of evolution and cross the globe. Organized into six categories -- Antiquity, Ecology, Sacred, Utility, Food and Ornament -- the trees are presented in short chapters that touch on botany, history, culture and more.

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