South African Botanical Art. – Rourke, John; et al

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Peeling Back the Petals

Edited and introduced by Marion Arnold. This book explores plant portraiture and the context of its visibility in order to discover the meanings ascribed to different forms of botanical imagery. 131 colour plates. A concise dictionary of South African Botanical artists with well over 200 entries, offers a succinct listing the first to be compiled and published. Previous owner’s inscription on the half-title page. 216 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. 1st Edition. Condition: Near fine. Dust jacket: Very good. Some light edge-wear to the rear cover. Binding: Hardcover. Green boards with gilt plant motiff and lettering.

Publisher: Fernwood Press
Date Published: 2001
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Near fine.
Binding: Hardcover. Green boards with gilt plant motiff and lettering.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Very good. Some light edge-wear to top edge.
Dimensions: 30cm x 23cm x 2cm

Additional information

Weight 1400 g