Parallel botany /Leo Lionni ; translated by Patrick Creagh.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-255071

Description

x, 181 p., 32 leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm., "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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Botany Humor.
Plantkunde.
Fantasie.

Originator

Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999.

Publication

New York : Knopf

Description

x, 181 p., 32 leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
"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.

Notes

Translation of La botanica parallela.
Includes bibliographical references.
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.

ISBN

0394410556
9780394410555
0394733029 (pbk.)
9780394733029 (pbk.)

Call Number

GRO PQ5984.L55.B613 1977

Edition

1st American ed.

Variant Title

Botanica parallela.