THE GLASS FLOWERS AT HARVARD.
Edition: 2nd printing, a large trade paperback original.
New York: Dutton, (1982). Includes a brief history of the Ware Collection of Glass Models of Flowers - which is both an artistic and scientific marvel. These flowers were created between 1887 and 1936 in Dresden, Germany by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka and constitute 847 live size models and over 3,000 enlarged detailed models. This book is illustrated with almost 100 beautiful color photos by Hillel Burger. Botanical information is given for each plant. Glossary, index of plates. Large format. 118 pp. ISBN: 0-52547711X.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.