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Sinopsis: For over a decade, the artist Piers Browne has been recording the trees of Great Britain in etchings and drypoint. His inspiration was the onslaught of Dutch Elm disease, which decimated one of Britain's greatest native trees and changed the landscape dramatically.;Piers had followed his own idiosyncratic eye. This volume includes trees of all kinds: the oldest, the tallest, the most unusual, the joyous, the eye-catching and the historical as well as the finest of many species. He includes Killarney's extraordinary evergreen Strawberry Tree, Drumlanrig's vast Sycamore, one of the largest in Europe, a towering but incongruous Eucalyptus, and a Hickory standing alone on the Giant's Causeway. In the heart of England he captures among others the skyscraper Noble Fir and a little-known Oak with one of the largest trunks in the world. Hills and mountains are inspiring backdrops to many of the trees illustrated here and many have historical associations with such as Walter Scott, Coleridge, Milton and Hogarth. This book is a celebration of the tree through the eyes of an artist who has had a close affinity with nature all his life.Eact section is introduced by David Bellamy, and each tree is accompanied by prose selected by Piers Browne, or by a poem specially commissioned by him for his book.
About the Author: Piers Browne followed a classical path through the Byam Shaw and Royal Academy Schools, travelled widely in Europe, Africa - sometimes on foot - Iceland, Poland, Java and so on yet always found his abiding theme of beauty of the natural world seen in lovely ligt. Although he paints some very large oils, it is in coloured etchings and montone dyrpoints that the intensity of his expression, as reproduced from original prints in this book, is best shown.
Título: The Glorious Trees of Great Britain
Editorial: John Murray Publishers Ltd
Año de publicación: 2002
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción John Murray, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. 1st Edition. First edition Book in near fine condition. No inscriptions. Fine contents. Base of green boards has tiny rubbed area Wrapper in good plus condition. Is not price clipped. There are a few tiny nicks to outer edges and 1cm closed tear to rear left hand base corner. Heavy book which will cost extra to post outside Uk. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-18879843192
Descripción John Murray Publishers Ltd, U.S.A., 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. Color and B&W Illustration Ilustrador. First Edition Used. In pictorial jacket over green boards with gilt titling, 4to, 176pp. Illustrated in color. (light shelfwear and rubbing to jacket at top edge, one corner lightly bumped). Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 0816563
Descripción Hardback. Estado de conservación: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Nº de ref. de la librería GOR004804700
Descripción Murray, London, 2002. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 174p large hardback with grey dustjacket, very good condition, hardly used. Nº de ref. de la librería PAB 179376
Descripción John Murray & The Shorthorn Press, London, 2002. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good-. Browne. Piers, Ilustrador. First Edition. (xiv) 174 pp. Cld and monochrome pls. Green boards with title and author in gilt on the upper board, author and title in gilt on the spine. The dust wrapper is not price clipped. There is some shelf wear. The head of the upper cover has a 3.00 cms tear and crease. The head edge of the lower cover has a 0.75 cm tear and crease. A very good tight, bright and clean copy. 1600 gms. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Signed by Author and Illustrator. Nº de ref. de la librería MF2776
Descripción John Murray, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0719560357
Descripción John Murray, 2002. Hardback. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. Nice clean copy. Dustjacket has a few scuffs and chips. This is a heavy book, and the sale price includes the extra for UK postage. Overseas sales may require additional postage. All proceeds go to Oxfam. Please note that books are stored off-site, but can be transferred to the shop for viewing with 2 days notice. Signed by Author. Nº de ref. de la librería 103651
Descripción John Murray Publishers Ltd, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0719560357