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A discourse of forest & orchard trees for the twenty-first century. Gabriel Hemery & Sarah Simblet. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014. 400pp. ISBN 1408835444.
A detailed & sumptuous celebration of Britain's trees & forests, John Evelyn's Sylva, published by the Royal Society in 1664, was the world's first comprehensive study of trees. Inspired by the original, silvologist Gabriel Hemery and artist Sarah Simblet have created this breathtaking contemporary version. Intertwining science, art and history, and illustrated with over 200 exquisite drawings, The New Sylva describes the tree species that play a significant role in today's society, and offers a deep and enriching understanding of our orchards and forests.
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A stunning card produced exclusively for Sylva featuring a majestic ancient Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) tree in a Caledonian pinewood.
Printed in the UK with FSC materials. Measures 17x12cm. Blank inside.
Rear of card provides a rich explanation of the winter scene, including its connection with The New Sylva book. All proceeds to the Sylva Foundation.