Trees of California: Restored Enlarged Retro Special Edition

Release Date: June 10, 2021
Author: Willis Linn Jepson
Length: 240 Pages
Black and White with Glossy Color Cover
Softcover ISBN: 978-1592182008 MSRP: $19.95
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1592182015 MSRP: $29.95
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Trees of California takes readers back to the early 20th century for a contemporary look at the diversity and location of California’s wide variety of trees.

First published in 1923, Trees of California is more relevant than ever in the 21st century as our forests and trees vanish at an alarming rate. Profusely illustrated with more than 120 intricate drawings of trees, seedlings, and forests from the early 20s, this retro-restored edition of Professor Jepson’s classic book features:

  • Enlarged 7″ x 10″ pages
  • Restored illustrations
  • Willis Jepson’ original preface
  • Digitally restored page layouts
  • Classic type font
  • Bold retro-styled cover design
  • Glossary

Overlooked by many, the beautiful woods and scenic terrain of California are one of the United States’ greatest treasures. In the early 1920s, writer, professor, and botanist Willis Linn Jepson celebrated the rich diversity of California’s native trees, redwoods, and forests with incredible pictures created exclusively for his writing.

This informative and easy-to-read book covers the variety of trees, exploration, products of trees, species, and more. If you love trees and California and want to preserve their beauty for future generations, Professor Jepson wrote Trees of California for you.

“The number and diversity of the native trees of California, their habits, places of growth, times of seeding, relation to different soils, reaction to fire, and a host of such matters offer a most attractive fired to the botanist.”

Table of Contents:
– Redwood
– Big Tree
– Sugar Pine to Knob-cone Pine
– Coast Hemlock to Santa Lucia Fir
– Incense Cedar to Sierra Juniper
– Western Yew to California Nutmeg
– Joshua Tree to California Fan Palm
– White Alder to Water Birch
– Valley Oak to Giant Chinquapin
– California Black walnut to Western Sycamore
– Desert Mahogany to Smoke Bush
– Calfornia Buckeye to Blue Elder
– Composition and Characteristics of the California Silva
– Life Zones in California
– Forest Provinces
– Tree “Islands”
– The “Klamath Mountains”
– A Historical Sketch of the Sequoia
– The Fire-type Forest of the Sierra Nevada
– Fire-type Pines
– Tree Circles
– Barren Foothills and Treeless Plains
– Dimorphic Leaves
– Food Products of Native Trees
– Effects of Earthquakes on Trees
– And more…

About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Doré’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.

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