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Title:
Plants in garden history
Author:
Hobhouse, Penelope.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Paperback edition.
Publication Information:
London : Pavilion, 1997.

©1992
Physical Description:
336 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
"An illustrated history of plants and their influence on garden styles-- from ancient Egypt to the present day"--Cover.

"First published in Great Britain in 1992"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781857932737
Format :
Book

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Central Library SB451 .H63 1992 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

How did exotic, oriental plants find their way into the borders of English gardens? Penelope Hobhouse - plantswoman, garden designer and authority on historic gardens - is uniquely qualified to shed new light on the absorbing history of gardens from ancient Egypt to the twentieth century.


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