Basilius Besler'S Florilegium. the Book of Plants download free [PDF and Ebook] by Klaus Walter Littger

Basilius Besler'S Florilegium. the Book of Plants download free [PDF and Ebook] by Klaus Walter Littger year 2016
  • Book name: Basilius Besler'S Florilegium. the Book of Plants
  • Author: Klaus Walter Littger
  • Release date: 2016/6/18
  • Publisher: TASCHEN GMBH
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9783836557870
  • Rating: 9.61 of 10
  • Votes: 814
  • Review by: Leif Turney
  • Review rating: 7.25 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/15
  • Total pages: 544
  • Includes a PDF summary of 65 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A magnificent pictorial document of the flowers grown in the greatest German garden of its time, the Hortus Eystettensis is in a class of its own when it comes to the range of flowers engraved.First published in 1613, the 367 copperplate engravings by Basilius Besler (1561-1629) capture the spectacular diversity of the palatial gardens of Prince-Bishop Johann Konrad von Gemmingen (1593/95-1612) in Eichstatt, Bavaria, Germany. The meticulous illustrations are organized according to the four seasons, and, following the classification system used today, show plants belonging to a total of 90 families and covering 340 genera. The whole collection is regarded as one of the finest treasures of botanical literature; it was described by Carl Linnaeus, the legendary 18th-century botanist and zoologist, as an 'incomparable work.'Besler's pictorial catalog long outlived the gardens, which were destroyed in 1634 by invading Swedish troops. In auction, the asking price for a first-edition copy of Hortus Eystettensis is now more than half a million dollars. With this edition, TASCHEN opens up the garden to a much wider audience: a rich and beautiful record, destined to keep the garden's beauty in bloom.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 30H40M31S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Gardening: Plants, Gardening Books, Animals & Nature In Art (still Life, Landscapes & Seascapes, Etc), Gardening: Flowers, Trees, Wildflowers & Plants, Garden Design & Planning, Graphic Design, Botany & Plant Sciences, Industrial / Commercial Art & Design
  • Available formats: TXT, WORD, PDF, EPUB, DOC, TIFF, MobiPocket, FB2. Compressed in RAR, IMG, CBC, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 16.30 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x195x45.72mm
  • Weight: 1,276g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cologne, Germany
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