Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Review - Wilson, D M & Wilson C J “Edward Wilson’s Nature Notebooks”

Year Published: -2004
Where the book was from:- My own copy
ISBN: - 1-873877-70-6
Pages: - 168pp
Genre: - Natural History
Location:- Mostly British natural history
How I came across it: - Second hand shop years ago
Rating: - ***** *****
One sentence summary:- A series of brilliant natural history illustrations and a brief but fascinating biography of Edward Wilson



General comments:- For anyone who enjoys natural history (and landscape) paintings this is a must. Every page has at least one illustration that will keep you captivated.




Dr Edward Adrian Wilson ("Uncle Bill") (23 July 1872 – 29 March 1912) was a notable English polar explorer, physician, naturalist, painter and ornithologist. He died with Scott on the ill-fated Antarctic expedition of 1912.

1 comment:

  1. What beautiful drawings! It looks a lovely book.

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