Trade paper, 4to., colour illus. card covers fine condition, colour illus. throughout, artists biographies, index, list of illustrations, 128pp. George an expert on the banksia, has produced an inclusive list of botanical painters. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Banksia Album: Two Hundred Years of ...
Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia, 2011.
Book Description Canberra: National Library of Australia, 2011., 2011. Quarto, paperback,128 pp.,colour illustrations. WAS $35. With their bold flowering and fruiting spikes, banksias remain a favourite among artists and gardeners alike. This book features over 90 stunning colour reproductions of watercolours, pencil and sepia-wash drawings, colour prints and early hand-coloured engravings and lithographs of banksias from the National Library of Australia's collections. This album covers over two centuries of botanical illustration, from 1770 when the Endeavours artist, Sydney Parkinson, was the first European to make drawings of Banksias at Botany Bay, to 2007 with two prints of Banksia rosserae by Celia Rosser. Bookseller Inventory # 34037