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Across the Open Field : Essays Drawn from English Landscapes (Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture)
by Laurie Olin
University of Pennsylvania Press
Hardcover - 344 pages
(November )

The Artist & the Garden
by Roy C. Strong
Paintings of English gardens from 1540 to the early 19th century.
Yale Univ Pr
Hardcover - 304 pages

Australia: 300 Years of Botanical Illustration
by Helen J. Hewson
This finely crafted and beautifully presented book gives a magnificent overview of the way in which Australian plants have been depicted over the past three centuries. It is the first time that three centuries of botanical art have been brought together in one volume, providing a unique insight into the relationship between art and science. It describes the collection and classification of plants for science, as well as the establishment of botanic gardens, herbaria, and publications within the country. Intertwined with this is the history of the art of illustrating plants and of the methods of reproducing those illustrations.... with 160 colour illustrations drawn from major herbaria and museums in both Europe and Australia. The Publisher.
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Besler Florilegium
Besler Florilegium
by Gerard G Aymonin
Hardcover from Harry N. Abrams
Big Book of Plant and Flower Illustrations
by Maggie Kate (Editor)
Listed under Botanical Clip Art

Botanical Illustration in Watercolor
Eleanor B. Wunderlich
Listed under Watercolor Painting

Botanical Prints from the Hortus Eystettensis : Selections from the Most Beautiful Botanical Book in the World
by Basilius Besler, et al
Paperback: 64 pages
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810927438; (April 5, )
Contemporary Botanical Artists: The Shirley Sherwood Collection
Contemporary Botanical Artists: The Shirley Sherwood Collection
by Shirley Sherwood
Paperback from Seven Dials
The Clutius Botanical Watercolors : Plants and Flowers of the Renaissance
by Claudia Swan
During the Renaissance, the boundary between art and science was not as clearly drawn as it is in the information age. One of the key functions of science in da Vinci's day was to accurately and elegantly depict the denizens of the natural world, and nowhere did the scientist-artists shine more than...
Hardcover: 144 pages
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810940957;

The Garden : A History in Landscape and Art
by Filippo Pizzoni
Century by century, The Garden: A History in Landscape and Art offers a history of the gardens of the western world in a larger context than in most such historical treatments. Gardens as art, as cultural achievement, as man's relationship with nature--all are considered here in gardens from Germany...
Hardcover - 263 pages

How to Draw Plants : The Techniques of Botanical Illustration
by Keith R. West

The Lilies
by Pierre-Joseph Redoute
TASCHEN America Llc
Hardcover - 520 pages (December 1, )

Martin Johnson Heade
by Theodore E., Jr. Stebbins, et al
Yale Univ Pr
Hardcover - 208 pages
1 Ed edition

The Roses : Pierre-Joseph Redoute, 1759-1840 (Jumbo)
by Pierre-Joseph Redoute
TASCHEN America Llc
Hardcover - 256 pages
(November )

The Life and Work of Martin Johnson Heade: A Critical Analysis and Catalogue Raisonne
by Theodore E. Jr Stebbins, et al
Hardcover: 496 pages
Yale Univ Pr; ISBN: 0300081839;

Nature Illuminated: Flora and Fauna from the Court of Emperor Rudolf II
by Lee Hendrix (Editor), et al
The most important legacy of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II is the Mira calligraphiae monumenta, a manuscript comprised of illuminated pages of calligraphy. Around 1561 a master calligrapher wrote the text as proof of his preeminence among scribes. After his death, a master illustrator was...
J Paul Getty Museum Pubns


One Hundred Flowers
by Harold Feinstein (Photographer), et al
Luscious, sensual images of flowers.
Hardcover: 143 pages
Bulfinch Press; ISBN: 0821226657; (March )
Picturing Plants : An Analytical History of Botanical Illustration
by Gill Saunders
University of California Press
Hardcover - 152 pages

A Passion for Plants: Contemporary Botanical Masterworks from the Shirley Sherwood Collection
by Shirley Sherwood
Hardcover: 264 pages
Cassell Academic; ISBN: 0304358282;
Women of Flowers : A Tribute to Victorian Women Illustrators
by Jack Kramer, et al
Listed under Women Artists

A Shaker Sister's Drawings : Wild Plants Illustrated by Cora Helena Sarle
by Cora Helena Sarle, et al

Tom Baril: Botanica
by Tom Baril
Hardcover - 132 pages (April 1, )
Arena Editions; ISBN: 1892041200
Painting Plant Portraits : A Step-By-Step Guide
by Keith R. West

The Garden at Eichstatt
by Basilius Besler, et al
TASCHEN America Llc
Hardcover - 464 pages

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Garden Eden : Masterpieces of Botanical Book Illustration
by H. Walter Lack, Walter H. Lack
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The Watercolor Flower Painter's A to Z: An Illustrated Directory of Techniques for Painting 50 Popular Flowers
by Adelene Fletcher
Listed under Watercolor Painting

Redoute's Fairest Flowers
by Pierre Joseph Redoute, et al
(Hardcover - October 1987)
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