Penelope Hobhouse's gardening through the ages: an illustrated history of plants and their influence on garden styles--from ancient Egypt to the present day

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Architecture - 336 pages
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An illustrated history of plants and garden styles traces the evolution of gardening styles by focusing on the plants themselves, exploring gardens throughout history--from ancient Greece to the gardens of Europe's royal palaces. 25,000 first printing. National ad/promo. Tour.

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This is a lush survey of gardening from ancient Egypt to the present by one of England's foremost gardener/writers. This book differs from other garden history surveys in its emphasis on plant ... Read full review

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