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The The RHS Treasury of Garden Writing

The The RHS Treasury of Garden Writing

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A companion to The RHS Treasure of Garden Verse, this anthology presents a selection of garden writing spanning the globe and the centuries. Illustrated with botanical prints.
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The The RHS Treasury of Garden Writing Summary


A companion to The RHS Treasure of Garden Verse, this anthology presents a selection of garden writing spanning the globe and the centuries. Writers from Francis Bacon to Thoreau, Jane Austen to Karel Capek have been inspired by gardens and gardening, and here there is something for everyone - classic pieces and perennial favourites, and some surprising finds. Each piece is illustrated with a botanical print, and engraving or a watercolour drawing from the remarkable collection of the Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Library. This is the only illustrated book of garden writing on the market making it an ideal gift book, appealing to lovers of literature and gardening. It showcases some of the most beautiful artwork from the enormous range of material in the RHS Lindley Library.

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The The RHS Treasury of Garden Writing Reviews


The chief joy is in the quality and variety of the illustrations Telegraph This lovely anthology presents an entertaining selection of writing from all around the world Good Book Guide

About


Charles Elliott is an editor and writer who lives in London and gardens in Monmouth near the Welsh border. He is a regular contributor to Horticulture magazine, and has been a magazine editor and senior editor for Alfred A. Knopf in New York. He has written several books, including The Potting Shed Papers and More Papers from the Potting Shed. He lives in Monmouthshire and West London.

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GOR001025913
The The RHS Treasury of Garden Writing by
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
2005-03-01
160
0711225222
9780711225220
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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