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Ein Garten Eden Meisterwerke der botanischen Illustration Garden of Eden Masterpieces of botanical illustration Un Jardin d'Eden Chefs-d'oeuvre de l'illustration botanique

Lack, H. Walter

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ISBN 10: 3836503042 / ISBN 13: 9783836503044
Published by Taschen, Cologne Germany, 2008
Condition: Vg Hardcover
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576 Pp. App 500 illustrations of botanical prints ranging from early Byzanttine illuminated manuscripts to works prodeuced in year 2000. Text in German, English & French. Foreword by Hans Marte General Director of the Austrian National Library. Done for an exhibition at the Austrian National Library. Bookseller Inventory # 42117

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Title: Ein Garten Eden Meisterwerke der botanischen...

Publisher: Taschen, Cologne Germany

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Red cloth in dust jacket

Book Condition:Vg

Edition: Revised Edition

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The long tradition of botanical illustration finds its tribute in this new book, whose publication coincides with the exhibition of botanical illustration at the National Library of Vienna. TASCHEN has chosen 100 works from the library's extensive archives to be reproduced in this masterpiece of botanical book illustration.

Beginning with 6th-century Byzantine manuscripts, it traces the tradition right up through recent publications of the 20th century. With positively exquisite color reproductions, this is truly a divine book.

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Prof. Dr. H. Walter Lack is Director at the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem and Professor at the Free University of Berlin. He has published The Flora Graeca Story, Ofxford 1998, A Garden of Eternity, Berne 2000, and most recently Florilegium Imperiale, Munich 2006.

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