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The Flowering of Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Richard Mabey

The Flowering of Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Richard Mabey

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by Mabey, Richard

Historic botanical illustrations from Kew Gardens in London.
The Flowering of Kew. 350 Years of Flower Paintings from the Royal Botanic Gardens Selected and annotated by Richard Mabey.
Published by Century Hutchinson. London, Sydney, Auckland, Johannesburg. 1988. ISBN 0-7126-1134-7. 270 x 200 x 20mm (10.1/2 x 8 x 3/4 inches)
Dust Jacket, Hardcover and contents as new, except for small sticker removed from base, inside of cover.

Copiously illustrated in colour, with a particularly interesting section on Australia and Joseph Banks in "The Artist as Explorer". A fascinating history of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, illustrated by a fine selection of illustrations from their archives: a lovely book and an excellent one for anyone interested in the skill and development of botanical illustration.

Stock Number: Baf.13Price: $55.00