Decorative Plant and Flower Studies for Artists and Craftsmen
88 royalty-free drawings of 40 plants and flowers — Daffodil, Apple and other more or less familiar species — distinguished by their grace, impeccable draftsmanship, and botanical accuracy. Extensive texts include botanical history, peculiar characteristics, folklore, poetic renderings, and more. An artist's sourcebook imbued with the spirit of poetry!
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