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Berries
ISBN: HB: 9781789141931, Reaktion Books, May 2020
216 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 90 in colour
What is it about the small fruits of field and wood that encourages rapture? These gifts of the earth – flagrant in hedgerows, carpeting the forest floor or colouring the uplands – are so ubiquitous as to be commonplace and so extraordinary that we h...
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Chrysanthemum
ISBN: HB: 9781789142051, Reaktion Books, May 2020
216 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 colour illus.
Drawing its allure from the gold of the sun and the rule of emperors, the chrysanthemum winds its way through ancient Chinese culture into the gardens of French Impressionist painters and onto the pages of American novels. The flower signifies both l...
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Mulberry
ISBN: HB: 9781789141429, Reaktion Books, October 2019
264 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 95 in colour
Since Antiquity few trees have had a greater impact on the world's culture and economy than the mulberry. The sole food of the silkworm, the leaves of the mulberry brought prosperity not only to ancient China, but to all nations that learned the art...
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Primrose
ISBN: HB: 9781789140774, Reaktion Books, March 2019
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 115 colour illus.
For centuries the common primrose has spread breathtaking carpets of pale lemon yellow across the globe. They are flowers of the field, hedgerow and meadow, and one of the most important garden flowers. Abundant, edible and beneficial for many ailmen...
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Carnivorous Plants
ISBN: HB: 9781789140521, Reaktion Books, March 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 110 illus., 100 in colour
Carnivorous plants are a unique group, possessing modified leaves to trap, kill and consume small creatures. As a result they are often depicted as killers in films and literature, yet others regard them as exotic and beautiful specimens to collect a...
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Birch
ISBN: HB: 9781789140118, Reaktion Books, November 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
Elegant and beautiful, rich in history and supremely useful, birches have played an extraordinary yet largely unrecognized part in shaping both our natural environment and the material culture and beliefs of millions of people around the world. For...
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Rose
ISBN: HB: 9781789140132, Reaktion Books, November 2018
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
The rose is the world's favourite flower – and always has been. It is the greatest floral symbol of love and romance the world over, and touches people's hearts at many points in their lives as the flower most often chosen to celebrate significant mi...
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Sunflowers
ISBN: HB: 9781780239262, Reaktion Books, June 2018
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 105 illus., 87 in colour
Sunflowers are the most recognizable members of the world's largest family of plants, Asteraceae, which includes lettuce, chrysanthemums, asters, dahlias and weeds. The sunflower family is found in almost all habitats, from the driest deserts through...
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Palm
ISBN: HB: 9781780239170, Reaktion Books, June 2018
232 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 114 illus., 97 in colour
The extraordinary palm: diverse, prolific, essential, symbolic and often sacred, exotic – and at times erotic – exploited and controversial. The signature plant of the tropics and subtropics, these record-breaking botanicals produce the world's bigge...
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Rhododendron
ISBN: HB: 9781780238159, Reaktion Books, September 2017
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 30 black&white illus., 70 colour illus.
Has ever a group of plants inspired such love in some, and hatred in others, as the rhododendrons? Their beauty is unarguable and they can clothe whole hillsides or gardens with colour. Their propensity towards sexual infidelity made them popular wit...
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