Garden of Pleasant Flowers

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Dover Publications, Incorporated, Apr 1, 1991 - Gardening - 612 pages
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Complete republication of first (1629) great book on England Elizabethan and Jacobean gardens. Remarkably accurate and delightful account describes nearly 1,000 flowers, herbs, vegetables and fruit trees. Includes over 800 woodcuts, Latin and familiar plant names, physical description and indication of plant origins, and much more.

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A wonderful Elizabethan garden survey - so many of these plants are lost now - vital for those interested in garden history or if you want source material for a historical recreation. Read full review

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