"This full colour photographic guide to over 300 species of tree found in Britain and Europe arranges trees by the shape of their leaves for easy identification. Each species is illustrated with several colour photographs, showing all the tree's most interesting and important characteristics. Individual descriptions include facts on tree shape, size, bark, leaves, fruit, flowers, distribution and similar species." The end-papers are illustrated with silhouettes of 30 species of tree. A useful and well-illustrated pocket-sized paperback. Originally published in German by Graefe und Unzer, Munich 1987.