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ISBN: 9781921888649
Pages: 184
Publication year: 2011
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Soul of the Desert

Written by Stephen D Hopper, ACPhilippa Nikulinsky

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‘The Soul is there in the dust, the red rocks and blue sky, the wind and rain, in the dunes and salt-lakes, in the people, and in the plant and animal life, waiting to be experienced, revealed, revered, by those who would look.’ Stephen D Hopper.

The perfect book for anyone interested in botanical art, natural history or fauna and wildflowers.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

‘You never know what Philippa is going to bring back from her trips because few other botanical artists venture far from the car.’ Sunday Times

‘Nikulinsky’s biological illustrations … bring the beauty of Australia’s desert flora and wildlife to vibrant detail.’ SciTech Book News

‘… for readers who forget how much of this continent is, in fact, “arid area” … this book is discovery.’ The Bulletin


Pages: 184
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781921888649
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Stephen D Hopper, AC

For nearly thirty years Dr Stephen Hopper, AC has researched and travelled investigating the biology of granite outcrops. Stephen has specialist expertise in eucalyptus, orchids, the kangaroo paw family – Haemodoraceae – conservation genetics, pollination ecology and threatened plants.

Philippa Nikulinsky

Philippa Nikulinsky is the most celebrated of the wildlife artists living in Western Australia. Her particular specialty is recording the phenomenal natural history in this enormous state, a history that provides a famous national heritage that has fascinated experts and artists alike from the time of exploration onwards. Her reputation rests not merely in matters […]