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Meetings with remarkable trees

Author: Thomas Pakenham
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of tree portraits is designed as a testimonial to the Earth's oldest living organisms. The arrangement owes nothing to conventional botany, but rather, trees are grouped according to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pakenham
ISBN: 0297832557 9780297832553
OCLC Number: 40229735
Awards: Short-listed for Natural World Book of the Year 1997
Short-listed for BP Natural World Book Prize 1997
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 30 cm
Contents: British and Irish giants; American giants; sacred trees; captives; relics and ruins; royals; hedges and adventures; Chinoiserie; towers and temples; snakes; poets and painters; from the East; liberty trees; dotards; mother trees; champions; hydras; homes; mongrels; trees of knowledge; for the hunt; family seats.
Responsibility: text and photographs by Thomas Pakenham.
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