Trees: A Visual Guide


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University of California Press
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9.4 X 1.2 X 9.3 inches | 3.15 pounds
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About the Author

Tony Rodd is a horticultural botanist with a strong interest in trees. Starting as a forestry student then working in a wood structure laboratory, he switched to botany and was the first Horticultural Botanist at Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens, overseeing the living collections. For the past 25 years he has been a botanical consultant. Jennifer Stackhouse is a horticulturist and garden writer who lives in Sydney, Australia. She is editor of Gardening Australia and contributes garden articles to newspapers and magazines. Her interest in social history, art, and garden history has led to a career in plants, gardens, and landscape design.


"A feast for the eyes and mind."--"Bulletin"
"[A] gorgeous and informative guide."--"Science News"
"This book is stunning, filled with mesmerizing photographs and absorbing information in 300-plus pages. . . . Comprehensive . . . easy-to-read, [and] beautifully illustrated."--"Houston Chronicle"
"A beautifully photographed visual guide. . . . The text is clear and written in nontechnical language. Recommended for either the reference or circulating collection in academic public libraries."--"Booklist"
"Straightforward and well organized. . . . presented beautifully. The photographs are as abundant as the facts. Open and prepare to linger."--"Record Searchlight"
"The best book on trees."--"San Francisco Chronicle"
"Beautifully illustrated and designed, this gorgeous reference book explores the world of trees from every perspective. . . . This unique volume is a complete visual guide to the magnificence of the arboreal world."--"Sierra Heritage"
"Provides a phenomenal view of trees around the world."--"Washington Post"