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Remarkable Trees of the World By Thomas Pakenham

Remarkable Trees of the World
by Thomas Pakenham

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Thomas Pakenham goes in search of the oldest, most unusual and most impressive trees of the world.
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Remarkable Trees of the World Summary

Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham

Following the extraordinary success of MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE TREES, Thomas Pakenham broadens his search for remarkable specimens around the world. From North and South America to Europe, from Asia, South Africa and Madagascar to Australia and New Zealand, he presents us with trees of personality and presence: Dwarfs, Giants, Monuments, and Aliens - the lovingly tended midgets of Japan; the massive 'General Sherman' of Sierra Nevada; the Mexican Tule Bald Cypress; the enormous strangler from India now romping about the University of Palermo in Sicily; and the 4,700 year old 'Old Methusalehs', the bristlecone pines discovered in the White Mountains of California. From ancient yews and ginkos to colossal redwoods and fairytale baobabs, this book is the fruit of Thomas Pakenham's search for the most remarkable trees of the world.

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Remarkable Trees of the World Reviews

'Each new page is an adventure with history, poetry, drawings, plus superb photographs. Of great interest to all, gardener or not. And at a great price.' GARDEN ANSWERS (Jan 2004)

About Thomas Pakenham

Thomas Pakenham is the author and photographer of the bestselling MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE TREES, and author of the critically acclaimed SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA, which won the W.H.Smith award and the Alan Paton Award.

Table of Contents

Introduction Giants Dwarfs Methusalehs Monuments Aliens

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Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham
Thomas Pakenham
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