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Pine - a book by Mason, Laura


Pine( )
Author: Mason, Laura
Series title:Botanical Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Reaktion Books, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

The natural history of pine trees underlines their ability to survive in difficult environments, and their botany still puzzles and intrigues. Their resin provided adhesives, waterproofing and medicines before oil derivatives and modern pharmaceuticals were developed. Their wood is ubiquitous, incorporated into buildings, furniture and paper pulp. Pine cones fascinate with their complex shapes, and provide pine nuts for people and food for animals. Pine trees have inspired...
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Detailed Subjects: Nature / Plants / Trees
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.8 Inches

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