Ancient Trees

Ancient Trees

Trees That Live for 1000 Years

Book - 1999
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"...engrossing and visually appealing...intended as a celebration of some of the world's oldest living trees....Trees from all around the world are represented...Parker's many beautiful, full-color images contribute a great deal, but what makes this book especially interesting is a discussion of the roles these trees have played through the ages in human religions, myths, economies, and everyday life....should appeal to a wide audience and is recommended for public, school, and undergraduate college libraries."--Library Journal. Published in Association with the World Wildlife Fund!

“This engrossing and visually appealing book is intended as a celebration of some of the world’s oldest living trees.... Parker’s many beautiful, full-color images contribute a great deal, but what makes this book especially interesting is a discussion of the roles these trees have played through the ages in human religions, myths, economies, and everyday life.” —Library Journal. “More than an adornment for the coffee table.”—Washington Post. “One of my favorites....All the trees are awe-inspiring.”—Philadelphia Inquirer.


Baker & Taylor
Celebrates some of the oldest living trees on earth, from the redwoods in California to the banyan trees in China

Publisher: London : Collins & Brown, 1999
ISBN: 9781855857544
1855857545
9781855857049
1855857049
Branch Call Number: 582.16 LEW
Characteristics: 185 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Parker, Edward 1961-

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