Trees of Life

£13.99
ITEM CODE: 26245
An elegantly illustrated study of how 80 global tree species have nourished and sustained humanity. Highlighting trees that have sheltered, fuelled, fed and provided medicine, spic...
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An elegantly illustrated study of how 80 global tree species have nourished and sustained humanity. Highlighting trees that have sheltered, fuelled, fed and provided medicine, spices, dye, timber and much more to people throughout history. Discover the woodsman’s tree, Hazel; how Balsa was used in Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon-Tiki expedition of 1947; the dragon’s blood trees of Socotra; as well as the crops of peaches, sugar maples, olives and almonds. Beautifully illustrated with a mixture of colourful photographs, botanical illustrations, paintings, facts, folklore and intriguing uses. By author Max Adams, in a follow-up to his bestselling book ‘The Wisdom of Trees’.
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Paperback
15 x 20cm
304 pages
Illustrated throughout in colour
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