Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Volume 16 Part 2. (incorporating The Kew Magazine). (Curtis). [Devoted to Japanese plants and gardens]


Six plates, pp [104], cream pictorial wrappers, a very good copy. This is the issue devoted to Japan. Charles Nelson's essay " So Many Really Fine Plants - an Epitome of Japanese Plants in Western Gardens" is followed by Plant Portraits of Lycoris sanguinea, Papaver faurei, Callicarpa japonica, Arisaema kiushianum, Adenophora triphylla & Cymbidium kanran. W.T. Stearn writes on Engelbert Kaempfer - pioneer investigator of Japanese plants; Walter Lack on "Plant Illustration on Wood Blocks - A Magnificent Japanese Xylotheque of the Early Meijii Period"; and other articles include "The Tateshina Heights Barakura English garden", "A New Japanese Landscape at Kew", "Dyeing and Painting Using Plant Pigments", "Japanese Hepatics"; and "The Man'youshu Anthology and the Wild Flowers of the Paddy Field Embankments". 6 fine botanical watercolour plates.

Title: Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Volume 16 Part 2. (incorporating The Kew Magazine). (Curtis). [Devoted to Japanese plants and gardens]

Author Name: Nelson, Charles. Mathew, Brian. Boyce, Peter. Hall, Tony. Cribb, Phillip. Stearn, W.t. Lack, H. Walter. Ogisu, Mikinori. Itoh, Seigo.

Illustrator: Kobayashi, Hidenari. Hayakawa, Sho. Fukuzawa, Rei. Ishikawa, Mieko. Tajikawa, Kazuko. Konishi, Meiko.

Categories: Botany, Botanical Illustration,

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden, Kew.: 1999

ISBN Number: 0013554905

ISBN Number 13: 9780013554905

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: As New

Seller ID: 002122

Keywords: JAPAN.LYCORIS.PAPAVER.CALLICARPA.ARISAEMA.ADENOPHORA.CYMBIDIUM.KAEMPFER.TATESHINA HEIGHTS BARAKURA.WOOD BLOCK PRINTING.WOODBLOCK.MEIJII.DYEING.PLANT PIGMENTS.HEPATICA.KEW MAGAZINE.BOTANY.BOTANICAL ILUSTRATION.GARDEN.PLANTS.JAPANESE.