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The RHS Pocket Address Book By Commentaries by Brent Elliott

The RHS Pocket Address Book
by Commentaries by Brent Elliott

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The RHS Address Book for 2009 is illustrated with works from the collection drawings made by Chinese artists under the supervision of John Reeves (1774--1856).
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The RHS Pocket Address Book: 2009 by Commentaries by Brent Elliott

The RHS Address Book for 2009 is illustrated with works from the collection drawings made by Chinese artists under the supervision of John Reeves (1774--1856). Reeves, an inspector of tea at Canton and Macao for the East India Company, sent a total of 755 drawings to the Society. The Reeves Chinese drawings were divided into two sets. One set consists of three folio volumes containing 127 drawings of camellias, chrysanthemums and peonies. The remaining drawings were grouped in five volumes covering a large variety of plants. The anthologies are from the RHS Lindley Library, acknowledged as the world's finest horticultural library.

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About Commentaries by 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.

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GOR001844119
The RHS Pocket Address Book: 2009 by Commentaries by Brent Elliott
Commentaries by Brent Elliott
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
2008-07-01
112
0711228434
9780711228436
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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.