The New York Botanical Garden: Revised and Updated Edition

Author(s): Gregory Long


In The New York Botanical Garden, the institution's remark­able history and collections are presented in one magnifi­cent volume. Through hundreds of exquisite photographs and reproductions of rare botanical art, the book celebrates this urban oasis's 125th year as a place of unparalleled beauty in New York City and as an internationally renowned leader in plant research and conservation. This revised edi­tion includes more than 200 new photographs and features added sections that offer in-depth views of the extraor­dinary plants, spectacular gardens, and award-winning architecture that define the 250-acre landscape. Archival and contemporary photographs beautifully document the Garden's illustrious history and its ongoing development alongside essays that describe the origins and purpose of a botanical garden and provide a fascinating look at the Garden's groundbreaking scientific discoveries since its founding in 1891.


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Gregory Long has been president and chief executive officer of the New York Botanical Garden since 1989. He is the author of Historic Houses of the Hudson River Valley. Todd Forrest is the New York Botanical Garden's Arthur Ross vice president for horticulture and living collections. Both authors live in New York.

General Fields

  • : 9781419719752
  • : ABRAMS
  • : Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • : March 2016
  • : 273mm X 286mm
  • : United States
  • : March 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Gregory Long
  • : Hardback
  • : Revised and Updated ed
  • : en
  • : 580.73747275
  • : 252
  • : 300 colour photographs