Nature, Botanicals, Animals

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JOHANN CHRISTOPH VOLKAMER. CITRUS FRUITS

Written by Lauterbach, Iris
Famous First Edition: First printing of 5,000 numbered copiesHave you ever thought of citrus fruits as celestial bodies, angelically suspended in the sky? Perhaps not, but J. C. Volkamer (1644-1720) did--commissioning an extravagant and breathtaking series of large-sized copperplates representing citrons, lemons, and bitter oranges in surreal scenes of majesty and wonder.
January 17, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen | 384 Pages |
$150.00
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ERNST HAECKEL 40TH

Written by Voss, Julia
Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) was a German-born biologist, naturalist, evolutionist, artist, philosopher, and doctor who spent his life researching flora and fauna from the highest mountaintops to the deepest ocean.
September 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Taschen | 512 Pages |
$25.00
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BOTANICAL INSPIRATION: NATURE IN ART AND ILLUSTRATION

Written by Victionary
A world without plants is a world without life, both literally and figuratively. Besides forming the very basis of human survival on Earth, they are also an important source of creative inspiration, ingenuity, and expression.
January 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Victionary | 288 Pages |
$39.95
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COLLECTORS: CREATING HANS SLOANE'S EXTRAORDINARY HERBARIUM

This lavishly illustrated book reveals the lives of the people who assembled the greatest botanical collection of the Early Modern period, with stories of adventure and discovery across every continent. Sir Hans Sloane's herbarium, housed at the Natural History Museum in London, is probably the most extensive herbarium collection of its kind.
October 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Natural History Museum | 192 Pages |
$39.95
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PHILOSOPHY IN THE GARDEN

Written by Young, Damon
Why did Marcel Proust have bonsai beside his bed? What was Jane Austen doing, coveting an apricot? How was Friedrich Nietzsche inspired by his 'thought tree'?
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Scribe Us |
$18.00
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SIX SQUARE METRES: REFLECTIONS FROM A SMALL GARDEN

Written by Simons, Margaret
Life lessons from the ground up. Sometimes you reap what you sow. Sometimes you reap what other people sowed. Sometimes you haven't got a clue what you are sowing, and sometimes you just get lucky, or unlucky. All these things are true of life, as of gardening.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Scribe Us |
$15.00
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BUTTERFLY EFFECT: INSECTS AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD

Written by Melillo, Edward D
A fascinating, entertaining dive into the long-standing relationship between humans and insects, revealing the surprising ways we depend on these tiny, six-legged creatures. Insects might make us shudder in disgust, but they are also responsible for many of the things we take for granted in our daily lives.
August 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 272 Pages |
$27.95
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SHIRLEY SHERWOOD COLLECTION: MODERN MASTERPIECES OF BOTANICAL ART

Written by Sherwood, Shirley
This book is a celebration of the Shirley Sherwood Collection of contemporary botanical art, considered the most important private collection of its kind in the world. The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of botanical Art at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, was the first public gallery in the world dedicated to botanical art.
February 8, 2021 | Hardcover | Royal Botanic Gardens Kew | 320 Pages |
$50.00
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BIRDS: AN ANTHOLOGY

Written by Daglish, Eric Fitch
Thomas Hardy notes the thrush's 'full-hearted evensong of joy illimited', Gilbert White observes how swallows sweep through the air but swifts 'dash round in circles' and Rachel Carson watches sanderlings at the ocean's edge, scurrying 'across the beach like little ghosts'. From early times, we have been entranced by the bird life around us.
August 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Bodleian Library | 272 Pages |
$25.00
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BLOOD TIES: A STORY OF FALCONRY AND FATHERHOOD

Written by Crane, Ben
Raised in rural England before the rise of the internet, Ben Crane grew up in the company of wild things, with hawks and other birds of prey alive in his mind--and woods and fields--as symbols of a kind of self-possessed, solitary power. He spent time with them, knew them, and loved them.
March 30, 2020 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 320 Pages |
$18.00

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