From India’s sacred banyan tree to the cedar of Lebanon, trees offer us sanctuary and inspiration – not to mention the raw materials for everything from aspirin to maple syrup. In Around the World in 80 Trees Jonathan Drori uses botany and history to show how trees play a role in every part of human life - Berlin’s Unter den Linden avenue intoxicates amorous Germans and bees alike, nineteenth-century London streets paved with Australian eucalyptus wood, and 78 more - with self-mummifying monks, arboreal goats and ever-so-slightly radioactive nuts. The beautiful illustrations are by Lucille Clerc.
Paperback 240 pages.
Measurements: 23.2 cm x 15 cm.
This gorgeous sheet of wrapping paper reproduces a vintage classroom chart, showing the extraordinary beauty of seaweed. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this fine gift wrap is good enough to be hung on the wall, or used in a variety of crafts. To...
This beautiful chart of trees comes from a late 19th-century teaching aid. Vintage scientific images of trees, with each specimen identified by its scientific name at the bottom of the bag. Made from 100% natural cotton.Printed on one sideInterior pocketMeasures 43.2 x 33 x 2.5 cm
A beautiful chart of trees from a late 19c teaching aid features on this gorgeous sheet of wrapping paper. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this fine gift wrap is good enough to be hung on the wall, or used in a variety of...
Blending science, history, culture and folklore, Jonathan Drori takes us on a trip around the globe and its plants. From the mandrake to the dandelion, each has a story full of surprises to tell. Bringing to life the science of plants, and revealing how their...