The Art of Botanical Illustration by Wilfrid Blunt
An Illustrated History

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This beautiful book surveys the evolution of botanical illustration from the crude scratchings of paleolithic man down to the highly scientific work of the 20th-century. 186 magnificent examples, over 30 in full color.

About Wilfrid Blunt

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Wilfrid Blunt was Senior Drawing Master at Eton College. An Associate of the Royal College of Art and a fellow of the Linnean Society of London, he authored a number of biographies and books on European art and botany. His "The Art of Botanical Illustration" has become a standard work of reference. He died in 1987. William T. Stearn was a distinguished botanist, previously of the British Museum (Natural History), now the Natural History Museum. The former president of the Linnean Society, he died in 2001.
Published April 5, 1994 by Dover Publications. 372 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Nature & Wildlife, Arts & Photography, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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