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Art of Botanical Illustration

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Publisher Comments:

Revised and enlarged by Professor W.T. Stearn, this major work first published in 1950 is still considered the classic book on the subject. It provides a survey of the development of botanical illustration from palaeolithic times to th highly scientific works of today.

Book News Annotation:

The original was published in 1950 by Collins, London; this beautiful volume comprises a reprint of the substantially revised and enlarged 1994 edition published by the Antique Collectors Club Ltd, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Offering a thorough, critical, and finely-illustrated survey of botanical art over a period of 3,000 years, this edition includes Professor Stearn's updated coverage of the 20th century and some 126 colored plates, many replacing those in the original edition.
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Synopsis:

This classic work presents the best survey of the development of botanical illustration. Beautifully illustrated.

Synopsis:

Revised and enlarged, this presents a general survey of the development of botanical illustration from palaeolithic man to the 20th century. It looks particularly at lesser-known illustrators. The chapter on 20th-century botanical illustration has been revised and there are colour illustrations.

Synopsis:

Professor Steam, who was closely involved with the original publication, has revised this classic work, bringing the chapter on 20th century botanical illustration up to date, and including a great number of coloured illustrations.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and (p. 341-350) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781851491773
Subtitle:
eng
Editor:
Stearn, William T.
Editor:
Stearn, William T.
Author:
Blunt, Wilfrid
Author:
Stearn, William T.
Publisher:
Libri
Location:
Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
Subject:
History
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Pictorial works
Subject:
Painting - Other Specific Subjects
Subject:
Commercial - Science Illustration
Subject:
Botanical illustration
Subject:
Botanical illustration -- History.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Commercial - Illustration - Science
Subject:
Techniques - Painting - Specific Subjects
Subject:
General Art
Edition Description:
New Rev and Enl
Series Volume:
no. 18
Publication Date:
19930901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.6 x 11.2 in

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Product details 368 pages Antique Collectors' Club - English 9781851491773 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This classic work presents the best survey of the development of botanical illustration. Beautifully illustrated.
"Synopsis" by , Revised and enlarged, this presents a general survey of the development of botanical illustration from palaeolithic man to the 20th century. It looks particularly at lesser-known illustrators. The chapter on 20th-century botanical illustration has been revised and there are colour illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Professor Steam, who was closely involved with the original publication, has revised this classic work, bringing the chapter on 20th century botanical illustration up to date, and including a great number of coloured illustrations.
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