Illustrated with over 300 full-color images, this gorgeous book documents the magnificent botanical prints of the 17th through the turn of the 20th Centuries. Artists include Besler, Sweert and Volckamer from the 17th Century, Merian, Catesby and Thornton from the 18th, and Brookshaw, Redouté and Philadelphia’s Thomas Meehan from the 19th. $79.95
THE ART OF BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION
Wilfrid Blunt and William T. Stearn. London, -1994. Cloth.
A reissue of this classic work. With much improved illustrations. $69.50
AMERICA'S BOTANICAL BEAUTY.
ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.
James L. Reveal. Golden, Colorado, 1996. Paper.
An informative overview of the history of publications on American flora, generously and colorfully illustrated with images from the collections of the Library of Congress. Soft-cover edition of Reveal's earlier book, originally entitled Gentle Conquest. $24.95
GENTLE CONQUEST. THE BOTANICAL DISCOVERY OF NORTH AMERICA.
James L. Reveal. Washington, 1992. Cloth.
An informative overview of the history of publications on American flora, generously and colorfully illustrated with images from the collections of the Library of Congress. $39.95
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