The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees of Britain and Europe
This superbly illustrated book is a comprehensive identification reference to over 550 of the most important and best-known trees of Britain and Europe, from Iceland in the north to the Mediterranean in the south. A detailed introduction looks at the origins of trees, their evolution over time and the ways in which they have adapted to suit the variety of terrains in which they thrive. The book then presents an extensive illustrated directory of the most common, popular, prolific or unusual trees, including maps illustrating the region in which each tree can be found. With over 1600 beautiful photographs, artworks and illustrations, this volume is perfect for home or study.