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Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time
Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time
by Beth Moon
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In a tribute to old-growth forests, Moon's breathtaking photo book — comprised of nearly 70 full-page portraits — captures the dignified beauty of some of earth's most resilient life forms. Be it a gnarled 1,500-year-old yew in England, a... (read more)

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The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
by Richard Preston
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Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained — the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have... (read more)

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National Wildlife Fed. Field Guide To Tree (08 Edition)
National Wildlife Fed. Field Guide To Tree (08 Edition)
by Bruce Kershner
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From the National Wildlife Federation® comes the most up-to-date, all-photographic field guide to North American trees. The Jeffrey Pine, Coconut Palm, Staghorn Sumac, and Western Hemlock: this single, portable volume features these, plus... (read more)

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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
by John Vaillant
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When a shattered kayak and camping gear are found on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Northwest, they reignite a mystery surrounding a shocking act of protest. Five months earlier, logger-turned-activist Grant Hadwin had plunged naked into a river in... (read more)

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C.F.P. Von Martius: The Book of Palms
C.F.P. Von Martius: The Book of Palms
by H. Walter Lack
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Trees of paradise: Exquisite illustrations of the tropical palm   On December 13, 1868, Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794–1868), Professor of Botany at the University of Munich and director of the Royal Botanic Garden, was carried to... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region (Audubon Society Field Guide)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by National Audubon Society
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Hidden Natural Histories: Trees
Hidden Natural Histories: Trees
by Noel Kingsbury
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Behind the cedar scent of fresh pencil shavings and the slightly bitter tang of orange in our marmalade are untold stories of human interactions with the natural world. Celebrating the human heritage of these and other natural phenomena, the new Hidden... (read more)

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The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet
The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet
by Jim Robbins
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Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot
by Peter Crane
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Perhaps the worldand#8217;s most distinctive tree, ginkgo has remained stubbornly unchanged for more than two hundred million years. A living link to the age of dinosaurs, it survived the great ice ages as a relic in China, but it earned its reprieve... (read more)

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The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
by Richard Preston
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From the #1 bestselling author of "The Hot Zone" comes an amazing account of scientific and spiritual passion for the tallest trees in the world, the startling biosystem of Rthe canopy, S and those who are committed to the preservation of this... (read more)

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Trees of Greater Portland
Trees of Greater Portland
by Phyllis C. Reynolds and Elizabeth F. Dimon
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The authors selected 132 local trees exceptional for their size, beauty, rarity, or history. Each description includes a color photograph and locations of notable specimens visible from the street. Appendices list trees by the months for best viewing and... (read more)

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Peterson Field Guide To Western Trees
Peterson Field Guide To Western Trees
by George Petrides
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This newly designed field guide features detailed descriptions of 387 species, arranged in six major groups by visual similarity. The 47 color plates and 5 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 295 color... (read more)

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The Artistic Anatomy of Trees
The Artistic Anatomy of Trees
by Rex Vicat Cole
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"Monumental book . . . Mr. Vicat Cole is a born teacher."—Contemporary Review "Mr. Vicat Cole's ability as a landscape painter is well known, and he unites to his executive talents the qualifications of an accomplished teacher."&#8212... (read more)

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Northwest Trees: Identifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees
Northwest Trees: Identifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees
by Stephen F. Arno and Ramona P. Hammerly
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How can you distinguish a Noble fir from a Grand fir? Or a Quaking Aspen from a Sitka Alder? Stephen Arno and Ramona Hammerly will show you how in their classic guide to identifying and appreciating Northwest trees. Arno and Hammerly have been studying... (read more)

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The Tree
The Tree
by John Fowles
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“For years I have carried this book...with me on travels to reread, ponder, envy. In prose of classic gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses matters of final importance.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review “The... (read more)

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American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation
American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation
by Eric Rutkow
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This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation’s history. Like many of us, historians have long been guilty of taking trees for granted.... (read more)

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Trees & Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest (Timber Press Field Guides)
Trees & Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest (Timber Press Field Guides)
by Mark Turner
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In Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlman cover 568 species of woody plants that can be found in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and northern California. The comprehensive field guides features introductory... (read more)

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Nature Guide: Trees (Smithsonian Nature Guides)
Nature Guide: Trees (Smithsonian Nature Guides)
by Dk Publishing
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A new generation of illustrated natural history handbooks, produced in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution. The new DK Nature Guides form a comprehensive, accessible, and informative series of illustrated reference books that tackle key natural... (read more)

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Meaning of Trees PB
Meaning of Trees PB
by Fred Hageneder
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The tree is beloved as Mother Nature's visible symbol of power and grace. "The Meaning of Trees" is a beautiful celebration of their lore and spirit, botany and history. Genera from aspen to willow are captured in 70 dramatic photographs that illustrate... (read more)

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Trees Up Close: The Beauty of Their Bark, Leaves, Flowers, and Seeds
Trees Up Close: The Beauty of Their Bark, Leaves, Flowers, and Seeds
by Nancy Ross Hugo.
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Trees Up Close offers an intimate, revealing look at the beauty of leaves, flowers, cones, fruits, seeds, buds, bark, and twigs of the most common trees. With more than 200 dazzling photos, you will be amazed by the otherwordly beauty of the acorns from... (read more)

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