Hay Player

Thomas Pakenham

Meetings with Remarkable Trees

Hay Festival 1997, 
The author of the critically acclaimed histories The Scramble for Africa and The Boer War introduces his astonishing collection of tree portraits - "Why hasn't there been a book like this for 170 years? It is awe-inspiring. . . a lavishly illustrated and indispensable guide to this mostly disregarded and taken-for-granted part of our history" - The Sunday Express.