By: Downie, Mary Allice, Hamilton, Mary, selected and introduced by.
Price: $22.50 USD
Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1980
Seller ID: 17274
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
164 pp, large 8vo (10 1/4"). 70 watercolors by E.J. Revell. "In seventy exquisite watercolours E.J. Revell has captured the beauty of plants found by early travellers in North America - from Ash to Wintergreen, Bittersweet to Wappatoo, the common Bedstraw and the uncommon Camass, the edible Fiddlehead and the ubiquitous Dandelion. Accompanying each painting are quotations from a variety of explorers and settlers, describing the plants and reflecting the practical, aesthetic, and botanic interests of newcomers in different parts of the country. The result is an intriguing mixture of na... View More...