This is a celebration of trees in Britain, with the focus principally on the native species.
It brings together numerous topics, with chapters concerning their evolution, their sociological, economic and cultural influences on man, the diversity of manifestations within individual species, and the interrelationships between the various species.
There is fascinating material on trees in myth and legend, on the herbal and medicinal uses of trees, on woodland crafts and industries, and on tree planting, conservation and management.
It is highly readable, full of accurate and scholarly information, and profusely and splendidly illustrated with hundreds of new photographs and archive illustrations.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 400 pages, 800 colour photographs and b&w photographs
- Publisher: Ebury Publishing
- Publication Date: 21/10/1999
- Category: Reference works
- ISBN: 9780091867881