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A Paradise Out of a Common Field: The Pleasures and Plenty of the Victorian Garden by  Alison  Joan and Richards - First US Edition - 1990 - from The Parnassus BookShop (SKU: 013768)

A Paradise Out of a Common Field: The Pleasures and Plenty of the Victorian Garden

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A Paradise Out of a Common Field: The Pleasures and Plenty of the Victorian Garden

by Morgan, Joan and Richards, Alison

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ISBN 13
9780060160340
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New York, New York, USA: Harper and Row, 1990. First US Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hard Back First Printing of First US Edition. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Fine Cindition. GIFT QUALITY. . Eight colour plates plus black and white drawings of the period throughout the text. The 19th century was the heyday for the Victorian English head gardener--artist, nurseryman, and connoisseur of gardens, flowers and vegetable gardening for wealthy landowners. The authors show how the patterns and competitiveness of upper-class life shaped the head gardener's role, and the expanding availability of new plants and improvements in glass-house technology gave him unprecedented scope to fulfill that role. 256 pages with References, Bibliography and Index. 9.5 x 6.4 inches. 1990, Harper and Row, New York, New York, USA

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
A Paradise Out of a Common Field: The Pleasures and Plenty of the Victorian Garden
Author
Morgan, Joan and Richards, Alison
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
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Edition
First US Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060160349
ISBN 13
9780060160340
Publisher
Harper and Row
Place of Publication
New York, New York, USA
Date published
1990
Keywords
GARDENS GARDENING GARDENER CONSERVATORIES FLOWERS PLANTS GREAT BRITAIN, HISTORY PLANTS

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