THE WEEPING GOLDSMITH: DISCOVERIES IN THE SECRET LAND OF MYANMAR is a beautiful collection of photographs of places and plants in the mysterious Burmese landscape. The author is one of the world's most respected botanical experts, hence the descriptions are deep and telling.
THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed on the title page by John Kress at the store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing and comes with a certificate authenticating the signature. Published in September, 2009 by Abbeville Press.
W. JOHN KRESS (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is a Curator of Botany and Research Scientist at the Natural Museum of Natural History. In this capacity and through his association with the Smithsonian Institution, he has written extensively about unusual plants of the world. Thank you John Kress for signing our books.