Wendy Walsh: A Lifetime of Painting. A Memoir from Notes Made by Wendy Walsh and in Conversation with Nick Wilkinson. Also a Suite of Forty-Four Botanical Plates with Commentary by E. Charles Nelson. The Collector's Issue, Limited to 185 Numbered & Signed Copies. This copy number 45 (Subscriber's issue). Dublin: Strawberry Tree, 2007. Pp [xiv], 232. Folio. Quarter calf, green cloth boards. Black title labels to spine stamped in gilt. Housed in publisher's slipcase. Fine copy as issued. Illustrated with samples of her work over the years, and also forty four botanical plates, some of which have not been published before, 'Wendy Walsh: A Lifetime of Painting' matches in format and style her finest achievement the two-volume "An Irish Florilegium: Wild and Garden Plants of Ireland," (1983 & 1987). Wendy Walsh (1915-2014) was one of Ireland’s most distinguished artists. She was born in Westmoreland, England, but lived for many years in Ireland. A self-taught artist, her work covers a wide variety of subjects. Since the mid-1970s she specialised in botanical work and has an unequalled record of published botanical portraits.