We will post here reviews, notes, comments about Conifers Around the World.

Review by Burkhard Witt, Botanical Garden, University of Jena, Germany

This book is an absolutely „must have”, now and on, for everyone really interested in conifers. What make this publication unique, are the overwhelming illustrations – 3700 conclusive and high quality color images taken in the native habitats of the conifer species, as well as the abundance of other graphics...

Review by Richard J. Naskali, University of Idaho Arboretum

This stunning new book, published by DendroPress Ltd, Budapest, Hungary in 2011, has recently become available in the U.S.A. It is a masterpiece reference for anyone interested in conifer data, distribution, geography, and references. The brilliantly printed quarto tome in two hard-bound volumes (1089 pages total) includes 3700 color photos, 1300 illustrations, 474 distribution maps, and a unique "Bark Gallery" of 646 color photos taken in the native habitat sites...

The book review by Mr. Tom Cox recently published in Conifer Quarterly, Vol. 29.

Likely no book in recent history written specifically about conifers has been more eagerly awaited than Conifers Around the World. A number of books have recently been published on this subject, but most are either about selected cultivated varieties (cultivars), conifers in the landscape or a taxonomic monograph at the species level...

Derek Spicer

President, British Conifer Society
(received April 19, 2012; the full article will be published in the upcoming issue of the British Conifer Society Journal)
What a wonderful surprise this long awaited book was, conifer enthusiasts will be absolutely enthralled...

Foreword by Martin Gardner

International Conifer Conservation Programme
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
These two long-awaited volumes on the conifers excel all previous publications of their kind due in part to their sheer content of high quality illustrations. This work is the result of extraordinary determination by the authors who have traveled the temperate world in a quest to collate first-hand information on conifers in their native habitats and in cultivation...

Foreword by James E. Eckenwalder

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Toronto
If you have ever longed to venture to remote corners of the world and wander inside their forests of exotic conifers, this book by Zsolt Debreczy and István Rácz will show you what you can look forward to...