[PW] Tree book with actual pieces of tree...

Ellen Krupar kellen at vt.edu
Wed Feb 26 05:56:19 PST 2020

We have this book, which has 40 samples in it:

What wood is that? : A manual of wood identification / [by] Herbert L.
Edlin. By: Edlin, Herbert L. (Herbert Leeson), 1913-1976
type: [image: materialTypeLabel]BookSeries: A Studio book
.Publisher: New York : Viking Press,
[1969]Description: 160 pages : illustrations, 40 samples ; 23 cm.

However, it doesn't look it sells for thousands of dollars:
Seaching for wood identification and sorting by high price brings up one
that is over a thousand dollars, but does not appear to have samples:


Ellen Krupar
College Librarian for Business
Pamplin College of Business
3073 Pamplin Hall
Virginia Tech
kellen at vt.edu

On Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 3:19 AM Bristol Library <bplref at gmail.com> wrote:

> Patron's husband remembers a book which he thinks is called The Tree Book
> and which in its original printing contained actual bark and core samples
> of tree.  He says it has been reprinted with photos taking the place of the
> samples. He doesn't remember the author but says a first edition sells for
> thousands of dollars.  Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance!
> Jeanne
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