Bark: the formation, characteristics, and uses of bark around the world
Magnificent photos reveal the beauty of bark, & the text reveals the sometimes surprising ways in which people make use of bark, from cloth & cones to medicine, flavorings, fuel, & fiber, just as insects & animals use it for camouflage, food, or home.
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