The woodbook romeyn beck hough

Andrew mcrobb, kews photographer, royal botanic gardens, kew, london editor. The woodbook, the complete plates is the perfect companion for. Between 1888 and 19, hough published a total of thirteen volumes of the work, but died in 1923 before being able to fulfil his epic fifteen volume. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. The woodbook by klaus ulrich leistikow and romeyn b. The american woods this online resource showcases pages from romeyn beck hough s unique fourteen volume work the american woods, a collection of more than paperthin wood samples representing more than 350 varieties of north american tree. The woodbook the complete plates aantal in winkelmand culled and assembled by romeyn beck hough between 1888 and 19 in what still remains a stunning and unparalleled achievement, american woods originally published in 14 volumes, with actual specimens mounted on card stockis a work of breathtaking beauty that has set the standard for the study of trees and wood. This books is the compilation of the original 14 volume work that contained 3 actual wood cuts from some 250 tree species. A painstaking facsimile reproducing all specimen pages from the original volumes of romeyn beck houghs american woods, an indispensable reference work.

Media in category romeyn beck hough this category contains only the following file. Between 1888 and 19, hough published a total of thirteen volumes of the work, but died in 1923 before being able to fulfil his epic fifteen volume plan. The american woods remains invaluable today due to the range and age of the tree samples hough included, and the. See the article in its original context from september 3, 1924, section sports automobiles, page 17 buy reprints. A winning tome for interior designers, craftspeople, nature enthusiasts, and artists alike, woodbook reproduces, in painstaking facsimile, all specimen pages from the original volumes of romeyn beck read more. Romeyn beck houghs original the american woods, of which this book claims to be a new edition, was particularly ambitious in that it contained, besides the descriptions of various trees and uses for their wood in north america, over a thousand physical samples of wood sliced from hundreds of different trees. The woodbook romeyn beck hough compra livros na fnac. Culled and assembled by romeyn beck hough between 1888 and 19 in what still remains a stunning and unparalleled achievement, american woods. Between 1888 and 19, hough published a total of thirteen volumes of the work, but died in 1923. Culled and assembled by romeyn beck hough between 1888 and 19 in what still remains a stunning and unparalleled achievement, american woods originally published in 14 volumes, with actual specimens mounted on card stockis a work of breathtaking beauty that has set the standard for the study of trees and wood. An illustrated encyclopedia of american wood types culled and assembled by romeyn beck hough between 1888 and 19 in what still remains a stunning and unparalleled achievement, american woodsoriginally published in 14 volumes, with actual specimens mounted on card stockis a work of breathtaking beauty that has set. Romeyn beck hough was an american physician and botanist best known for creating the american woods, a 14volume collection of wood samples from across north america. Buy the woodbook taschens 25th anniversary ed by romeyn beck hough, charles sprague sargent isbn. Revised edition at a new low price culled and assembled by romeyn beck hough between 1888 and 19 in what still remains a stunning and unparalleled achievement, american woods.

The woodbook by romeyn beck hough, 9783836536035, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Revised edition at a new low price culled and assembled by romeyn beck hough between 1888 and 19 in. Culled and assembled by romeyn beck hough between 1888 and 19 in what still remains and stunning and unparalleled achievement, american woods originally published in 14 volumes, with actual specimens mounted on card stockis a work of breathtaking beauty that has set the standard for study of trees and wood. Romeyn beck hough 18571924 was an american physician and botanist best known for creating the american woods, a 14volume collection of wood. Please note the image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,2450grams, isbn.

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Hough, a physician and botanist, who spent much time with his son in the outdoors, he attended cornell university. Romeyn beck hough is currently considered a single author. This book is the reprinted, complete collection of wood cuttings that were cut and assembled by romeyn b. For the love of trees, this is an illustrated encyclopedia of wood types.

Hough acquired an interest in forestry and natural history from his father, franklin b. Search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library. The woodbook klaus ulrich leistikow, romeyn beck hough on. He was also a new yorker, and when he embarked on the american woods, he turned to the trees of his state first in what would eventually grow to be a 14volume masterwork. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The woodbook by romeyn beck hough, 9783822838181, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. This is an exlibrary book and may have the usual libraryusedbook markings inside.

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