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Woods in British Furniture-making 1400 – 1900: An Illustrated Historical Di…



Very substantial book on the uses of different woods and timbers by furniture makers in Britain since the C15

Woods In British Furniture Making 1400 1900

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Adam Bowett | Publisher : Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

ISBN 10 : 0955657679
ISBN 13 : 9780955657672

Bowett charts the species, sources, and history of the woods used in British furniture making from medieval times to the twentieth century. The main dictionary section of the book ..


Treasured Trees

Pub Date : 2015-02-19 | Author : Masumi Yamanaka | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1842465864
ISBN 13 : 9781842465868

This book is a celebration of trees, with beautiful botanical art as its centerpiece, accompanied by an entertaining and informative text. The paintings by Japanese artist Masumi Y..


Kew S Big Trees

Pub Date : 2008-04-23 | Author : Christina Harrison | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 184246390X
ISBN 13 : 9781842463901

To some, trees are green monuments; emerald cathedrals that augment our landscape and bewitch us with their folklore; to others they are vital for survival, providing shade, food, ..


Byzantine Women

Pub Date : 2017-10-19 | Author : Lynda Garland | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351953719
ISBN 13 : 1351953710

This volume brings together a group of international scholars, who explore many unusual aspects of the world of Byzantine women in the period 800-1200. The specific aim of this col..


Joseph Hooker S Rhododendrons Of Sikkim Himalaya

Pub Date : 2017-05-18 | Author : Joseph Hooker | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1842466453
ISBN 13 : 9781842466452

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker is considered one of the greatest botanists of the nineteenth century. A close friend of Charles Darwin, he was an epic traveler, cataloging tens of thousa..


Field Guide To The Introduced Flora Of South Georgia

Pub Date : 2018-03-15 | Author : Rebecca Upson | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1842466526
ISBN 13 : 9781842466520

Non-native plants have been introduced to South Georgia since the first sealers inhabited the island in the late eighteenth century. The number of species and their impacts have va..



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