A wide ranging and beautiful compendium of the more than 500 years of printed botanical illustrations.
This collection includes the great illustrators of plants, from Gerard to Besler, to the Hortus Floridus and twentieth century artists such as Verneuil, and Seguy and covers a vast range of graphic styles and illustration themes.
More colour images than black and white engravings - all images are stunning, intriguing or inspiring.
Botanical artists include: Bauer, Besler, Bosse, Fitch, Gerard, Grasset, Haeckel, de Heem, Koto, Loudon, Meheut, Munting, Pugin and many more. Illustrations:
129 plates - multiple illustrations, designs and paintings. ISBN 10: