By Leland J. Cseke,Ara Kirakosyan,Peter B. Kaufman,Sara Warber,James A. Duke,Harry L. Brielmann
The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries
Annual Award for an important paintings in Botanical or Horticultural Literature
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