{read online Best} The Art of Botanical IllustrationAuthor Wilfrid Blunt – Papercuts.co

Exceptional, love this book I wanna this kind of books all my lifeare absolutely beautiful Great book for drawing and also learning about flora and about the history of botanical illustration Delivery was extra fast a very good book, well made.I like it a lot This important work by the late, greats Wilfrid Blunt and Dr.William T.Stern is considered the Bible for botanical illustration, and I am thrilled to see that the Antique Collectors Club has at long last republished this key book.This book is an essential reference for anyone interested in the history of botanical illustration While the book is expensive, it is well worth it, and I would recommend its purchase in the near term before it is sold out as I suspect that the book is a limited edition.I have done reviews for previous editions The first edition of this book dates back 65 , but the greatest edition was done in the 1994 as the great botanist and important author of historical botanical illustration, William T Stern joined the famous Wilfred Blunt in his final edition Upon completion, both men quickly moved to publish the very special Baby Elephant Folio 1976 , a tribute to the works of my favorite illustrator, Ferdinand Bauer, and this proved to be the last work of Wilfrid and not too soon after, Dr.Stern also ended his life s work.Both men left us a huge legacy, and a large corpus of publications THE ART OF BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION is generally viewed by experts and laymen alike as their greatest work.I sincerely thank the Antique Collectors Club for this edition It truly is a tribute to these late, great authors.Charles M Marsteller One Of The Attractions Of This Voluminous Book Is Its Varying Approach To The Long And Somewhat Complex History Of Botanical Illustration Going Back To The Herbals And Other Illustrated Books Of Antiquity Keeping The Material Fresh And Engaging And All Along, There Are Those Handsome, Fetching Illustrations, Especially The Color Ones Henry BerryThis Splendid Volume Encompasses The Whole Of The History Of The Subject From Some Of Man S Earliest Representations Of Plants To The Late Th Century, Concentrating Largely On European Works From Medieval Times On Wards Claire Dalby, The Rock Garden This Major Work, First Published In , Is Still Considered The Classic Work On The Subject The Book Was Revised And Enlarged By ACC In The Year , And Published To Overwhelming Acclaim This Is A Reprint Of That Edition It Provides A Comprehensive, Critical And Well Illustrated Survey Of The Portrayal Of Plants Through Than Three Thousand YearsOf The First Edition, The Poet And Gardening Writer, Vita Sackville West, After Referring In The Observer To The Wealth Of Illustration And The Fascination Of The Text, Then Said,Let No One Think This Is A Book Only For The Specialist It Is Essential For The Specialist, Certainly, But It Is Also For All The Flower Lovers And All Those Who Enjoy The By Ways Of Biography And The Added Attraction Of Good WritingWilfrid Blunt, An Artist Himself, Brought To It A Craftsman S Appreciation And Knowledge Gained From Experience, The Extensive Literature And Visits To Many Galleries On The Continent William T Stearn Gave Him Much Help On Botanical, Biographical And Bibliographical Matters And Contributed Part Of The TextProfessor Stearn Has Revised And Enlarged This Classic Work And Greatly Extended The Chapter On The Twentieth Century This Edition Includes Colour Plates Than Twice As Many As The Original Edition And Black And White Illustrations, Thus Making Available To The General Public Numerous Examples Of The Work Of Great Botanical Illustrators Past And Present