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Preview — The Book of Leaves by Allen J. Coombes
The Book of Leaves: A Leaf-by-Leaf Guide to Six Hundred of the World's Great Trees
Of all our childhood memories, few are quite as thrilling, or as tactile, as those of climbing trees. Scampering up the rough trunk, spying on the world from the cool green shelter of the canopy, lying on a limb and looking up through the leaves at the summer sun almost made it seem as if we were made for trees, and trees for us.Even in adulthood, trees retain their power,...more
His publications include DK Eyewitness Handbook Trees and RHS Practical Guide Trees for Small Gardens.
He frequently writes articles for periodicals such as The Plantsman, The Garden and Kew Magazine. Allen resides in Hampshire.