Flora Japonica download free [PDF and Ebook] by Masumi Yamanaka

Flora Japonica download free [PDF and Ebook] by Masumi Yamanaka year 2017
  • Book name: Flora Japonica
  • Author: Masumi Yamanaka
  • Release date: 2017/5/28
  • Publisher: ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9781842466124
  • Rating: 8.69 of 10
  • Votes: 395
  • Review by: Davina Schmidt
  • Review rating: 9.65 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/16
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Japanese indigenous plants have fascinated botanists and horticulturalists for the past two centuries, and their discoveries still have a strong influence on the plants of today. Botanists such as Kaempfer, Thunberg, von Siebold, and Maximowicz visited Japan between the 17th and 19th centuries, and communicated and corresponded with many Japanese botanists; identifying, naming and classifying many native plants and sending specimens around the world. Many beautiful Japanese plants (e.g. Hydrangea, Lily, Hosta, Camellia) were introduced into European countries, influencing horticulture and the breeding of new varieties. And as a result, this interest in Japanese flora led to a stimulation of activity amongst botanical painters in Japan in depicting the native flora. Flora Japonica is a beautiful celebration of modern Japanese botanical art, featuring 80 specially commissioned botanical paintings of Japanese wild plants, contributed by 30 of the country's best contemporary artists. Each paintings is accompanied by text about the plant, including its natural history as well as botanical description and details of the specimen origin. Biographies of all 30 artists are included.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H56M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Garden Design & Planning, Trees, Wildflowers & Plants, Paintings, Botanical Art, Illustration, Animals & Nature In Art (still Life, Landscapes & Seascapes, Etc)
  • Available formats: FB2, EPUB, OEB, WORD, OEB, PDF, TXT, DOC. Compressed in GZ, 7-ZIP, RAR, CAB, TAR.BZ2, ACE, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 43.30 USD
  • Dimensions: 242x280x20.32mm
  • Weight: 1,360.78g
  • Printed by: KEW PUBLISHING
  • Published in: Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom
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