By: Jonathan M Singer (Illustrator), W John Kress (Author), Marc Hachadourian (Author)
336 pages, 510 colour photos
Botanica Magnifica features two hundred and fifty stunning photographs by Hasselblad Laureate-winner Jonathan Singer. Inspired by the size and scope of Audubon's Birds of America, the original edition of Botanica Magnifica was published as double-elephant folio. Now Singer's magnificent photos are available to the public for the first time in this edition, a baby-elephant folio, measuring a 108 × 116 mm (W × H).
Like the larger edition, Botanica Magnifica is organized into five sections: Orchidaceae, presenting the full diversity of orchids, one of the largest and most exquisite families of flowering plants; Florilegium, portraying the complexity and beauty of flowers; Proteus, named for the shape-changing sea god of Greek mythology because it illustrates plant forms perfectly adapted for survival; Zingiberaceae, a tribute to the ginger family, whose members include both common tropical plants and rarities threatened with extinction; and, Botanicus, a selection of beautiful and bizarre specimens from the renowned botanical research collection of the National Museum at the Smithsonian.
Each section is introduced by a gatefold page that displays one extraordinary plant at a luxurious size.
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