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Wildflower wonders

£15.99

Product description

A first-time paperback edition of this popular title. From the Mojave Desert in the USA to the Italian Dolomites, and from South Africa's Cape National Park to the Stirling Ranges of Australia, this book showcases the most spectacular displays of wild blooms on the planet.Each site account begins with a locator map and info panel detailing timing, key species etc. This is followed by an informative and readable account by the expert author (who has personally visited nearly all of the sites covered) accompanied by a handful of stunning images of each location showing off the displays of flowers.In addition there are chapters on the animal life that can be found at these sites, and on the conservation status of the locations covered in the book.Many people travel widely in search of spectacular displays of flowers, but are guided only by word-of-mouth information, or by what organised tours are available. This book sets out to rectify this gap. However, it aims to be much more: the most 'flowery' places in the world are exceptionally spectacular at their best, and the beautiful photography in the book allows a broad audience to enjoy these sights without even leaving the house.

Item details

Author(s):
Bob Gibbons; Foreword by Richard Mabey
Condition:
As new
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1472909828
ISBN-13:
9781472909824
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Bloomsbury

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A first-time paperback edition of this popular title. From the Mojave Desert in the USA to the Italian Dolomites, and from South Africa's Cape National Park to the Stirling Ranges of Australia, this book showcases the most spectacular displays of wild blooms on the planet.Each site account begins with a locator map and info panel detailing timing, key species etc. This is followed by an informative and readable account by the expert author (who has personally visited nearly all of the sites covered) accompanied by a handful of stunning images of each location showing off the displays of flowers.In addition there are chapters on the animal life that can be found at these sites, and on the conservation status of the locations covered in the book.Many people travel widely in search of spectacular displays of flowers, but are guided only by word-of-mouth information, or by what organised tours are available. This book sets out to rectify this gap. However, it aims to be much more: the most 'flowery' places in the world are exceptionally spectacular at their best, and the beautiful photography in the book allows a broad audience to enjoy these sights without even leaving the house.

Author(s):
Bob Gibbons; Foreword by Richard Mabey
Condition:
As new
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1472909828
ISBN-13:
9781472909824
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Bloomsbury

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