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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Rix, Martyn
THE ART OF THE PLANT WORLD : The Great Botanical Illustrators and Their Work
Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 1981

First American edition. Folio. 224 pp; many color plates & b/w illustrations; references; index. Cloth with dj. Small tears along top of dj, masking tape repairs to inside of dustjacket, else VG/VG. Details the development of the science of botany, world explorations resulting in the discovery of many new species, and the work of Ehret, Redoute, Catesby, Besler, Durer, da Vinci, and many other great artists from Medieval times into the 20th century.
Inventory number #001413