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Plants in Garden History. An Illustrated History of Plants and their Influences on Garden Styles - from Ancient Egypt to the present day

Door Penelope Hobhouse

Categorie
Bloemen & Planten
Boeknummer
#242707
Titel
Plants in Garden History. An Illustrated History of Plants and their Influences on Garden Styles - from Ancient Egypt to the present day
Auteur
Hobhouse, Penelope
Boektype
Gebonden hardcover
Uitgeverij
London, Pavilion
Jaar van uitgave
2004
ISBN10
1862056609
ISBN13
9781862056602
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting
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.;This is a book on the history of gardens and gardening which describes the evolution of the Western model and explains the various historical factors which have created the modern idea of gardening as both art form and popular pastime.;In her survey of the rich heritage of Western gardening, Penelope Hobhouse's text is complemented by a collection of illustrations that range from the earliest Egyptian tomb painting to some of today's best garden photography.
Pagina's
336
Conditie
Goed — Later binding: professionally bound in cloth with original cover and spine.
Prijs
€ 12,50

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