What did earlier humans really look like? What was life like for
them, millions of years ago? How do we know? In this book,
internationally renowned paleoartist John Gurche describes the
extraordinary process by which he creates forensically accurate and
hauntingly realistic representations of our ancient human ancestors. http://www.yalebooks.com/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300182026
“14th International Exhibition
of Botanical Art & Illustration,” published by the Hunt
Institute for Botanical Documentation
The Institute established the International series in 1964 with the
hope of supporting and encouraging contemporary botanical artists.
Every three years, the International series features the works of
talented botanical artists from around the world. Collectively, the
catalogues contain the most comprehensive record available of
20th–21st-century botanical artists and illustrators—the number of
individuals represented now totals 1,129. http://huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu/HIBD/Exhibitions/International.shtml
“The Big Apples of New York, The Story of
How New York State Became The Big Apple,” by A. L. DuBois (Ann
is a GNSI member)
The popular conception or more correctly misconception is that New
York City alone is The Big Apple. The truth is much larger,
historically more complicated and deeply meaningful.....
The book has 26 original botanical illustrations of available
heritage apples.Listing of 190 New York heritage apple orchards with
their location and contact information...." http://www.amazon.com/The-Big-Apples-New-York/dp/149091899X
If you would be interested in reviewing any of these books for us
within the next few weeks, please contact me off list.
Although certainly all of these books would be fun and informative
to read, the ideal reviewer should have some expertise or serious
familiarity with the topics presented, and not just an avid reader's
The bonus for your time is that you get to keep the book!
Thanks in advance!
Again, contact me off-list please.