The Woodbook

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Culled and assembled by Romeyn Beck Hough between 1888 and 1913 in what still remains and stunning and unparalleled achievement, American Woods -originally published in 14 volumes, with actual specimens mounted on card stock-is a work of breathtaking beauty that has set the standard for study of trees and wood. TASCHEN's Wood Book reproduces, in painstaking facsimile, all of the specimen pages from the original volumes; for this purpose we have obtained the use of an extremely rare original set of volumes in very...
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2002 Softcover Good Die Besonderheit seiner Arbeiten erk?rt sich damit, dass sie, "mit tats?chlichen Mustern illustriert sind und durch diese Eigenart eine Ausstellung der ... Natur selbst sind und damit zu einem so ungew?hnlich gro?em Interesse f?hrt, wie man es bei einem Buch aus der Druckerpresse niemals findet. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

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Softcover Good The Wood Book by Beck Hough, Romeyn. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you ... will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

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Overview

Culled and assembled by Romeyn Beck Hough between 1888 and 1913 in what still remains and stunning and unparalleled achievement, American Woods -originally published in 14 volumes, with actual specimens mounted on card stock-is a work of breathtaking beauty that has set the standard for study of trees and wood. TASCHEN's Wood Book reproduces, in painstaking facsimile, all of the specimen pages from the original volumes; for this purpose we have obtained the use of an extremely rare original set of volumes in very good condition, with minimal damage to the wood cuts. For each tree, three different cross-section cuts of wood are represented (radial, horizontal, and vertical), demonstrating the particular characteristics of the grain and the wealth of colors and textures to be found among the many different wood types. Also included in this special edition are lithographs by Charles Sprague Sargent of the leaves and nuts of most trees, as well as texts describing the trees' geographical origins and physical characteristics. Interior designers, craftsmen, nature enthusiasts, and artists alike will enjoy this beautiful collection of wood samples which includes many trees that are now very rare or completely extinct.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783822817421
  • Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Pages: 864
  • Product dimensions: 7.68 (w) x 10.54 (h) x 3.18 (d)

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