A superb collection of illustrations taken from Curtis' Botanical Magazine, now The Kew Magazine, a publication noted for the scientific accuracy of its illustrations, and its influence on horticulturists and botanists. With more than 500 gorgeous color plates depicting flora from all over the world, accompanied by botanical information, this would make an impressive gift for any gardening enthusiast. With appendices of well-known botanists, gardeners and artists; glossary, and index. xvi, 288 pages. paper-covered boards, dust jacket.. large 4to..