Meetings With Remarkable Trees

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Random House, Nov 10, 1998 - Nature - 192 pages
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With this astonishing collection of tree portraits, Thomas Pakenham has produced a new kind of tree book. The arrangement owes little to conventional botany. The sixty trees are grouped according to their own strong personalities: Natives, Travellers, Shrines, Fantasies and Survivors. From the ancient native trees, many of which are huge and immeasurably old, to the exotic newcomers from Europe, the East and North America, Meetings with Remarkable Trees captures the history and beauty of these entrancing living structures. Each tree is a living hisorical monument in its own right and this volume reveals a variety of sacred trees, poets' trees and fantastical trees extraordinary in both their appearance and history.

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User Review  - GoldGato - Goodreads

There are trees in the book that seem to reach to the sky. Trees that are so large, they act as living rooms to humans. Trees that could only have been brought to us by the mythological giants of old ... Read full review

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You just have to see this one, amazing pictures! Read full review

Contents

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lN ARCADIA
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AME RICAN GIANTS
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About the author (1998)

Thomas Pakenham is the author of "The Scramble for Africa," which won the W. H. Smith and Alan Paton Awards.

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