Publications

Some publications written by Christina, or where she was sole or main illustrator.
See also the Books page in the Shop!

 

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A WILD PLANT YEAR
history, folklore and uses of Britain’s flora

A through-the-year record of some of Britain’s native wild plants, their cultural history, culinary or medicinal uses and the stories that surround them. Over 150 paintings, all made from life. Written and illustrated by Christina.
Published by Two Rivers Press, August 2016. £14.95
ISBN 978-1-909747-13-5

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Order signed copies from Christina at
c.hartdavies@ntlworld.com

 

 

Christina’s new book!   Due for publication in August 2018, launch exhibition at The Hillier Gardens in September.


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THE GREENWOOD TREES
history, folklore and uses of Britain’s trees
A companion volume to A Wild Plant Year, Christina’s new book relates the history of our relationship with some of Britain’s native trees (and a few favourite introductions too). Their timber, their reputed medicinal properties and the stories woven around them are all explored. Illustrated throughout with watercolours made from life.

To reserve a signed copy contact Christina at
c.hartdavies@ntlworld.com

 

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COLLINS WILD FLOWER GUIDE

Originally published as Collins Flower Guide in 2009, available in hardback, paperback and large-format editions. In June 2016 the revised 2nd edition was published in hardback. Available from bookshops and online.

A comprehensive guide to the wild flowers, grasses, sedges, rushes and ferns and native trees of the British Isles. Almost 2000 species described, with keys, and all the plants are illustrated. Christina painted 105 of the 240-odd plates. All the paintings were made from life where possible and the four artists between them spent thirteen and a half years painting!

 

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A YEAR IN A VICTORIAN GARDEN

A description of his garden through the year 1875 by Victorian writer Henry Bright. Illustrated entirely from life, using varieties that would have been grown in that year. Christina was the sole illustrator. Published by Pyramid, ISBN 1 871307 570