Journals Higher Education

$49.95

Hardcover

Published: 30 September 2008

240 Pages

ISBN: 9781846311666


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Mr Roscoe's Garden

Mr Roscoe's Garden

Jyll Bradley

Liverpool University Press

Jyll Bradley draws together the compelling tales of the Botanic Collection's history in this creatively ambitious and beautifully illustrated book, evoking the people that made the collection and the distant lands that supplied the plants. By the early nineteenth century the Liverpool Botanic Collection was one of the greatest botanic gardens of its day, filled with strange and rare plants arriving on ships through the City's port from an ever-widening imperial world

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