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Parallel botany /Leo Lionni ; translated by Patrick Creagh.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Botanica parallela.
Originator
Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999.
Publication
New York : Knopf
Date
1977.
Edition
1st American ed.
Description
"Leo Lionni here presents ... [an] imaginary plant kingdom .. Lionni marshals all the facts, all the fabulous lore and scholarship surrounding parallel plants ... And, too, he provides his own elegant, detailed, and scientifically accurate drawings of each nonexistent plant species"--Cover.
x, 181 p., 32 leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Bequest of Ise Gropius. Enclosures: Newspaper clipping, advertising this title and newspaper clipping "An Architectural Shot Heard Round the World," New York Times Sept 28, 1980.
Includes bibliographical references.
Translation of La botanica parallela.
ISBN
0394410556
0394733029 (pbk.)
9780394410555
9780394733029 (pbk.)
GUSN
255071
Call Number
GRO PQ5984.L55.B613 1977
Descriptive terms
Botany Humor.
Fantasie.
Plantkunde.

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