Botanical art

    A Garden Eden. Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration

    By H Walter Lack

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.46

    Art meets science in this beautiful catalogue of botanical illustration. Drawn from the archives of the National Library of Vienna, these exquisite color reproductions range from 6th-century manuscripts to 19th-century masterpieces and celebrate both the skill of botanical artists and the abundance of natural flora.

    Botanical Sketchbook

    By Helen Bynum

    Hardback £20.43

    Illuminates a range of intriguing characters, from many different countries and cultures, including Germany, France, Italy, America, Australia, Japan and China.

    Botanical Singapore

    By William Sim

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    Amaryllidaceae of Southern Africa

    By Graham Duncan

    Hardback Save £15.54 = £74.46

    Bauers Joseph, Franz & Ferdinand

    By Hans Walter Lack

    Hardback £41.46

    Filled with stunning 18th and 19th-century illustrations of plants and other living creatures, this book is the first to bring together the life and art of the Bauer Brothers, who came to be three of the most celebrated botanical artists of all time.

    The Art of Botanical Illustration

    By Wilfred Blunt

    Hardback £23.46

    Comprehensive and very readable historical and artistic survey of botanical illustration.

    Kew Book of Botanical Illustration

    By Christabel King

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Kew is eminent worldwide in botanical science and preservation, and Christabel King is their foremost botanical artist. Here she explains botanical art and illustration, covering materials, collecting plant material, drawing and painting techniques, magnification, and painting leaves, flowers, cactii and succulents, wildflowers, trees and plates for Curtis's Botanical magazine.

    Rory McEwen

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    This is a revised edition of the bestselling book about the life and work of artist and musician Rory McEwen 1932-82.

    Botanical Illustration for Beginners

    By Rosie Martin

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Over 50 step-by-step exercises to guide you through the botanical illustration process in simple, easy-to-follow stages. Includes composition, drawing, painting techniques and colour.

    Treasured Trees

    By Martyn Rix

    Hardback £22.46

    This book is a celebration of trees, with beautiful botanical art at its centrepiece, accompanied by an entertaining and informative text.

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