Originally published in French and German in the 1990’s this edition has been improved and expanded to include >440 specimens and varieties of trees from around the world including new additions of tropical and semi-tropical trees and trees from the Southern Hemisphere. Introductory chapters on the structure, anatomy, physical properties, ethnobotany, and medicinal uses of bark, form about a third of the book The main section consists of high quality colour photographs, reflecting the eye for detail of the author – a Swiss watchmaker.
Hardback 260 pp. >550 colour photos
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