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Forest: Walking among trees

Forest: Walking among trees (Hardback)

By Collins, Matt
Photographs by Lewis, Roo

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Forest is a celebration of the diverse ways in which trees and forests are as magnificent, economically relevant and profoundly enchanting today as they ever have been. Journeying across the continents, writer Matt Collins and photographer Roo Lewis tie together both the historic...al context and modern day applications of some of the world's most fascinating and iconic trees. Together they explore the heritage of woodlands from around the world and meet those whose lives are inexplicably bound to them. The book is divided into 10 main chapters, each of which explores a single genus of tree - Pine, Juniper, Oak, Hornbeam, Cherry, Beech, Birch, Chestnut, Douglas-Fir and Poplar. Each chapter provides the reader with a short introduction to the genus, followed by a journalistic account of its relevance to modern day life (from gin making on Islay Island to a truffle farm in Spain), and concludes with an account of the genus in its native forest (from Hornbeams in the Ironwoods of Ontario to Firs on Vancouver Island). Captured on medium format film, Roo's stunning, rich colour images are the perfect companion to Matt's engaging storytelling and botanical knowledge. Forest crafts a captivating interpretation of the story of the forest through the trees.
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ISBN 9781911595267
Released NZ 18 Mar 2019
Publisher Pavilion Books
Format Hardback
Availability
370 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays

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ISBN-13 9781911595267
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Pavilion Books
Imprint Pavilion Books
Released 18 Mar 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Collins, Matt
Photographs by Lewis, Roo
Category Award Winning
Forests, Rainforests
Natural History, Country Life & Pets
Gift Books
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 193mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 29mm
Dewey Code 333.7509
Weight 1,063g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Forests and forestry, Trees
NBS Text Natural History: General
ONIX Text General/trade

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