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Title: The Origins of Garden Plants
Description: London England, Constable, 1982. First Edition, Binding: Cloth, Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Octavo 0094637601 Hardback Hardback. First Edition. The Origins of Garden Plants. Price clipped to D/J. Contents: Illustrations. Acknowledgements. Introduction. How We Lost the Alpine Poppy. Before the Gardeners Came. The Virtuous Plants. Lovesome Flowers. Cottagers and the First Explorers. The Tradescant Connection. Getting the Names Right. From China to Peru. Recording the Image. The Great Banks. The Plight of the Flower Gardfen. Fortune and Misfortune. From the Himalayas and the Jungle. The Specialists. The Turn of the Century. A Profusion of Orchids. The Future Origins of Garden Plants. Select Bibliography. Index of People and Places. Illustrated. 338 pp.

Keywords: Non Fiction The Origins Garden Plants Flowers Shrubs 0094637601 SS-75

Price: GBP 30.00 = appr. US$ 42.84 Seller: The London Bookworm
- Book number: 098103

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