Urban Arboreal: A Modern Glossary of City Trees

Urban Arboreal: A Modern Glossary of City Trees

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Overview

Travel the cities of the world alongside some of their oldest citizens, exploring the trees of Buenos Aires to Berlin, San Francisco to Sydney, in this visually stunning, modern glossary of our city trees.

Through finding a Kentucky yellowwood in Hannover, the 1,000-year-old olive trees in Athens or even the world’s tallest trees that line the West Coast of North America, we come to learn the hidden histories of places that are wrapped up in these botanical giants.

Brought to life by beautiful artwork, Urban Arboreal is an ode to urban trees and the cherished place they hold in the hearts of city dwellers – not least because they are vital to the very air we breathe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781317419
Publisher: Aurum Press
Publication date: 09/06/2018
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Michael Jordan’s writing career began after ten years as a successful broadcaster working for BBC TV, Granada, Anglia, Channel 4, Radio 4 and World Service. He has published ten books on the natural world, his most recent being The Beauty of Trees. He lives in Devon.

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Urban Arboreal: A Modern Glossary of City Trees 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
bookwomen37 More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed reading this book. This is a travel book through trees. Each tree is beautifully presented in the city where is grows. It also includes a short history of the tree and illustrations. The book is easy to read and offers a lot of information. You can travel around the world through trees. It will also encourage to notice the trees as you travel. This book will make a wonderful gift. Enjoy