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The art of botanical illustration

State Library of Victoria.

The art of botanical illustration

an exhibition of fine books from the botany collection of the State Library of Victoria, Irving Benson Hall, State Library of Victoria, August and September 1975.

by State Library of Victoria.

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Published by Library Council of Victoria in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botanical illustration -- Exhibitions.,
  • Plants in art -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    On cover: Catalogue.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK98.2 .V5 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4600978M
    ISBN 100909962103
    LC Control Number77363916
    OCLC/WorldCa3240935

    The Art of Botanical Illustration by Blunt, Wilfred and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Comprehensive and very readable historical and artistic survey of botanical illustration. First published in , this classic is still considered the definitive work on the subject. The book was revised and enlarged by ACC in , and published to overwhelming acclaim; this Author: Wilfrid Blunt.

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