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    Trees (Collins Gem) (Paperback) By (author) Alastair H. Fitter, Illustrated by David More

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    DescriptionThe ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material. This is the perfect pocket guide for nature enthusiasts keen to identify the most commonly seen trees, whether they are out on the town or strolling through the countryside. Authoritative text, beautiful photographs and detailed illustrations show not only the overall shape of the tree but also details of leaf shape, flowers, fruits and bark. Features both deciduous and evergreen species, with information on the origin of each species, its height, preferred habitat and growing conditions. Illustrations of cones, catkins, nuts and fruits allow you to distinguish between similar species at a glance. This new edition builds on the strengths of the unrivalled original, now expanded to include over 220 trees and shrubs that are native to or flourish in Britain and northern Europe.


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    Title
    Trees
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alastair H. Fitter, Illustrated by David More
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 82 mm
    Height: 117 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 140 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007183067
    ISBN 10: 0007183062
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T General Subject: 560
    DC22: 582.160941
    BIC subject category V2: WNP
    BISAC V2.8: NAT027000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24270
    Ingram Subject Code: NA
    LC classification: QK, QK474.8
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: GAR004000, NAT034000
    Abridged Dewey: 634
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (chiefly col.)
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Collins
    Publication date
    02 August 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Alistair Fitter is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Professor of Ecology at the University of York. Among his publications are the Collins Pocket Guide to Wild Flowers and an Atlas of the Wild Flowers of Britain and Europe. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Past President of the British Ecological Society, a member of NERC Council and an editor of the journal New Phytologist. David More has been a botanical illustrator for many years. His other books include Collins Tree Guide (2004), Trees of North America (1988) with the late Alan Mitchell, and the Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Trees (2003) by John White. He has also contributed artwork for many other books, magazines and posters, including a design for the Natural History Museum in London.