The Book of Palms by Phillip von Martius - Taschen

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After an epic Amazonian journey through Brazil and Peru, German botanist von Martius compiled an unsurpassed catalogue of all known genera of palm. This exquisite encyclopedic treasury is a jewel of 19th-century botany, as remarkable for its meticulous classification, as it is for its maps, color landscapes, and cross-sectioned diagrams showing the architecture of these majestic trees.


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  • Hardcover
  • 5.5 x 7.7 in.
  • 2.45 lb
  • 568 pages