How apples develop and reproduce, and the historical past, evolution and symbolism of the fruit are mentioned in a compelling introduction in “Odd Apples,” a brand new e-book of apple pictures. The generally shocking photographs show the colourful varieties, many with purple or pink flesh. You’ll uncover the fancifully striped Red St. Lawrence from Maine, the glossy Arkansas Black, the ruby Hidden Rose from Oregon, the pearly Yellow Transparent from Russia and several other tortured knobbed russets from Sussex, England. At the tip there’s a paragraph devoted to every one. The e-book, representing three years work, is available in a big format that features a print of the Hidden Rose apple; a smaller, inexpensive model of the e-book doesn't.
“Odd Apples” by William Mullan, designed by A.A. Trabucco-Campos (Hatje Cantz, $90 and $20), oddapples.photograph.
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