An original and informative presentation of one hundred tree species from across the world. The chosen trees have all had a profound effect on the planet and humankind. Starting with the Ginkgo biloba, fossils of which date back 270 million years, we learn about how trees came to be integral to the development of our species and how specific trees have become important religious, political and cultural symbols.
With beautiful illustrations by Thibaud Hérem and fascinating botanical facts and figures, this book will appeal to tree lovers from all over the world.
Hardback 216 pages.
Measurements: 25.7 cm x 19 cm.