Wisdom of Trees

by Max Adams

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Wisdom of Trees | 9781788542807 | Max Adams

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ISBN:9781788542807

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:05/04/2018 by Head of Zeus

Description

A passionate and informative celebration of trees and of man’s ingenuity in exploiting their resources: the perfect gift for anyone who cares about the natural world.

Trees are marvels of nature, still-standing giants of extraordinary longevity. In a beautifully written sequence of essays, anecdotes and profiles of Britain’s best-loved species (from yew to scots pine), Max Adams explores both the amazing biology of trees and humanity’s relationship with wood and forest across the centuries.

Embellished with images from John Evelyn’s classic Sylva (1664), The Wisdom of Trees a gift book that will delight anyone who cares about the natural world and our interaction with it.