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The RHS Desk Diary By Brent Elliott

The RHS Desk Diary by Brent Elliott

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Summary

Graham Stuart Thomas is judged as one of the world's outstanding gardeners, here we have the opportunity to enjoy his contribution to botanical painting. Illustrated in colour throughout ,with a week to view; national and religious holidays and calendarial data are included.

The RHS Desk Diary Summary

The RHS Desk Diary: 2011 by Brent Elliott

The RHS Diary 2011 is illustrated with the work of Graham Stuart Thomas (1909-2003). Thomas is revered as one of the greatest gardeners of the 20th century. Awarded the highest horticultural honours, as Gardens Adviser to the National Trust he was directly responsible for the conservation and restoration of many of the finest gardens in England. Thomas was probably best known for his work in gathering and popularizing old and new shrub roses. In addition to having an encyclopaedic knowledge of horticulture, Thomas was an artist whose paintings and drawings illustrate many of his books. He was awarded an OBE and is one of 63 holders of the Victoria Medal of Honour. The RHS awarded him the Veitch Memorial Medal as well as their Gold Medal for his paintings and drawings. Illustrated in colour throughout ,with a week to view; national and religious holidays and calendarial data are included.

About Brent Elliott

Dr Brent Elliott is librarian and archivist to the Royal Horticultural Society and author of numerous articles and books. He has written introductions and captions to the RHS diaries since 1993.

Additional information

GOR002984988
9780711230941
0711230943
The RHS Desk Diary: 2011 by Brent Elliott
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
2010-05-06
112
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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