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Paradisus: Hawaiian Plant Watercolors

Art / Photobook

By: Geraldine King Tam and David J Mabberley

152 pages, Col illus

Honolulu Academy of Arts

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #99114 | ISBN: 0937426423
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NHBS Price: £55.00 $77/€63 approx

About this book

Includes 60 botanical illustrations of Hawaiian flora with watercolours that miraculously survived Hurricane Iniki and its near-total destruction of the author's home on the Garden Isle of Kaua'i. Species are depicted in various stages of growth, ranging from old leaves, young leaves, fresh leaves, ragged leaves, seeds, pods and capsules, buds, blossoms, and fruit. Also includes riveting text by David Mabberley, a world authority on botanical history.

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