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Remarkable Trees of the World

by Thomas Pakenham

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7451704M
ISBN 100393049116
ISBN 109780393049114

  All trees provide us with oxygen, but some do far more than that - they have a story to tell. These incredible images reveal some of the world's most remarkable trees, trees that are among the. Description. More t species of trees are found in an amazing variety of forms, sizes and habitats. Every tree has its own story and here are o selected for their particular resonance and connection with humankind and representing .

The sixty trees were grouped according to their own strong personalities: Natives, Travellers, Shrines, Fantasies and Survivors. From the ancient native trees, many of which are huge and immeasurably old, to the exotic newcomers from Europe, the East and North America, MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE TREES captures the history and beauty of these /5(). Browse The Guardian Bookshop for a big selection of Natural history books and the latest book reviews from The Guardian Buy Remarkable Trees by Christina Harrison for only JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser.

Following the extraordinary success of MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE TREES, Thomas Pakenham broadens his search for remarkable specimens around the world. From North and South America to Europe, from Asia and South Africa and Madagascar to Australia and New Zealand, he presents us with trees of personality and presence: Dwarfs, Giants, Monuments, . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham (, Hardcover) at the best online .


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Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham Download PDF EPUB FB2

"A stunning volume" (Time) and the most magnificent book on the world's trees published in publication of Remarkable Trees of the World took American audiences by storm. Thomas Pakenham embarks on a five-year odyssey to most of the temperate and tropical regions of the world to photograph sixty trees of remarkable personality and presence: Dwarfs, Giants, Cited by: 9.

The publication of Remarkable Trees of the World took American audiences by storm. Thomas Pakenham embarks on a five-year odyssey to most of the temperate and tropical regions of the world to photograph sixty trees of remarkable personality and presence: Dwarfs, Giants, Monuments, and Aliens; the lovingly tended midgets of Japan; the enormous strangler /5.

Thomas Pakenham's Meetings with Remarkable Trees received international acclaim. His other books include Remarkable Trees of the World, The Boer War, and The Scramble for Africa, which won the Alan Paton Award.

He lives in by:   Although North American trees dominate this book, Pakenham also trekked to remote regions in Mexico, all over Europe, parts of Asia including Japan, northern and southern Africa, Madagascar, Australia and New Zealand. Remarkable Trees of the World is a lavish work that will be treasured for generations by all those who marvel at nature.5/5(2).

In "Remarkable Trees of the World" Thomas Pakenham has taken his personal love of trees and turned it into a remarkable book. By turns photo album, travelogue and field guide, this book transcends any one of these classifications and becomes something truly "remarkable" as a off, the photography is absolutely spectacular, and all the more 5/5(5).

Remarkable Trees of the World is a magnificent new work that celebrates Pakenham's gifts as a writer and a photographer. Remarkable Trees of the World book will be treasured for generations by all those who marvel at the wonders of nature. Methuselah: World's oldest tree Considered the world’s oldest tree, the ancient bristlecone pine named Methuselah lives at 10, feet above sea level in the Inyo National Forest, California.

More t species of trees are found in an amazing variety of forms, sizes and habitats. Every tree has its own story and here are o selected for their particular resonance and connection with humankind and representing most of the world’s m.

This remarkable book shares a unique history and religion about trees. The wisdom in trees is an amazing thing and lots of people have explored it over the years, but I really enjoyed the way this book was laid out and showed you /5.

Buy Remarkable Trees of the World 01 by Pakenham, Thomas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(). The publication of Remarkable Trees of the Worldtook American audiences by in a handsome paperback volume with flaps, Thomas Pakenham embarks on a five-year odyssey to most of the temperate and tropical regions of the world to photograph sixty trees of remarkable personality and presence: Dwarfs, Giants, Monuments, and Aliens; the lovingly Author: Thomas Pakenham.

Remarkable Trees tells the unique story of more than sixty species, each selected for its resonance and connection with people. In portraits that combine vivid cultural and historical narrative with a firm scientific grounding, Christina Harrison and Tony Kirkham reveal fascinating details of trees from the world’s major environmental zones.

Remarkable Trees by Christina Harrison,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Remarkable Trees: Christina Harrison: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.5/5(1).

The publication of Remarkable Trees of the World took American audiences by storm. Thomas Pakenham embarks on a five-year odyssey to most of the temperate and tropical regions of the world to photograph sixty trees of remarkable personality and presence: Dwarfs, Giants, Monuments, and Aliens; the lovingly tended midgets of Japan; the enormous strangler /5().

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Review: Meetings with Remarkable Trees User Review - Karen - Goodreads. I was lucky enough to find this gem of a book at my library's used book sale. What a lovely book. The photography of these beautiful old trees is stupendous. Have you hugged a tree book today.

I /5(4). Thomas Pakenham's Meetings with Remarkable Trees received international acclaim. His other books include Remarkable Trees of the World, The Boer War, and The Scramble for Africa, which won the Alan Paton Award.

He lives in : Random House Publishing Group. In our book, we want to bring you closer to over sixty special trees, representing most of the world’s major habitats – just some of the species that could be considered remarkable.

Trees have also inspired artists, explorers and botanists alike for centuries, and the book is illustrated with some of the best artworks of tree species from.

I bought this book more or less on a whim. But am I glad I did. The photographs of the most wonderful trees the author could find is awe inspiring and is accompanied by a loving and interesting text regarding the trees from all over the world.

I would urge anyone with even a cursory interest in trees to buy this excellent book/5. Although North American trees dominate this book, Pakenham also trekked to remote regions in Mexico, all over Europe, parts of Asia including Japan, northern and southern Africa, Madagascar, Australia and New able Trees of the World is a lavish work that will be treasured for generations by all those who marvel at nature%().

Madagascar, Australia, and New Zealand. Despite his expert knowledge, the book owes little to conventional botany. Like its predecessor, Remarkable Trees of the World is arranged according to the characters of the trees themselves.

There are Giants and Dwarfs, Methliselahs, Shrines, Dreams, Lovers and Dancers, Ghosts, and Trees in Peril/5(6).And as fine as the print quality was in "Meeting With Remarkable Trees", the print quality of this book surpasses the former.

I am constantly amazed at the print quality of the best books being printed today, and this is right up there at the top of the heap/5().About this book.

In a handsome paperback volume with flaps, Pakenham embarks on a five-year odyssey to most of the temperate and tropical regions of the world to photograph 60 trees of remarkable personality and presence.