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What version or edition is this?
This is the DVD edition with a publication date of 8/30/2011.
What is included with this book?
Roses offers the complete collection of artists Pierre Joseph Redoute and James Sowerby's magnificent engravings of roses-plus a DVD containing a complete library of images in one unique, affordable package. Part of Collins Design's Mini Archive series, Roses is the first book to pair Sowerby, one of the fathers of English botany, with Redoute, the Belgian-born artist known as the #x1C;Raphael of Flowers#x1D; in the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. Dynamic and informative, with a comprehensive index allowing Sowerby and Redoute's beautiful images to enter modern science's botanical taxonomy, Roses is an essential collection for students, teachers, lovers of botany, and anyone stirred by the beauty of roses.