Art meets science in this beautiful catalogue of botanical illustration. Drawn from the archives of the National Library of Vienna, these exquisite color reproductions range from 6th-century manuscripts to 19th-century masterpieces and celebrate both the skill of botanical artists and the abundance of natural flora.
Meet “the Raphael of flowers,” botanical painter Pierre-Joseph Redouté. This book, adapted from our XL edition, gathers the finest engravings from Redouté’s most important works, including Selection of the Most Beautiful Blooms and Branches with the Finest Fruits. The images recall the greenhouses and gardens of Paris in the early 1800s.
Love New York? Of course you do. Now, celebrate all of the city’s charisma, glamour, and grit in our blockbuster collection of New York photography, charting the history and many wonders of the Greatest City in the World. Nearly 600 pages feature the works of photographers like Margaret Bourke-White, Berenice Abbott, Ruth Orkin, Allen Ginsberg, and many more.