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The Origins of Plants - the people and plants that have shaped Britain's garden history since the year 1000

By: Campbell-Culver, Maggie

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010309

ISBN: 074727214x

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 260, pictorial boards, the lower corners very slightly bruised, otherwise a very good copy in price-clipped dustwrapper showing the slightest signs of use. [In AD 1000 many of the species we take for granted in our gardens and parks were as yet unknown in the UK. Over the past millennium, plant hunters have introduced what we now consider everyday plants, such as rhododendrons from China and gladiolus from Africa and exotics such as the monkey puzzle tree from Brazil. Respected garden historian Maggie Campbell-Culver has researched the provenance and often strange st... View more info