Over 200 rare and unusual floral and herbal designs taken from rare manuscripts. Illustrations range from a bouquet in an old American engraving, herbs from the Bible, Mattioli's drawings of plants, the Hortus Sanitatis, Ancient Greek friezes, Aztec cosmic trees, the Pomegranite from Chinese symbolism, Lotus flowers, Water Lillies, the tree of knowledge, the Yggdrasill tree, the cedar, the fig, date palms and many more designs.
Strange and wondrous plants include the Amber tree, the Buasor tree, the Ice plant and the Mandrake.
Authentic images, two or three to a page, with detailed explanatory text. 128 pages of plant folklore information.Illustrations:
200 black and white illustrations.Copyright: