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Art / Photobook

By: Jim Arbury and Sally Pinhey

103 pages, 15 col plates, 1 col photo

Wells & Winter

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #82142 | ISBN: 0953213609
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About this book

A beautifully produced compendium of pears, exquisitely illustrated by Sally Pinhey's water colour paintings, with imaginative and well laid out keys to each fruit. In this book, fifty-five of the more important and best known cultivars grown in Britain are described and illustrated, with details of characteristics of identification including the weight of the fruit and the length of the leaf petiole. It includes a history of the pear and a section on cultivation.

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