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A Century of Kew Plantsmen: A Celebration of the Kew Guild

by Desmond, R; Hepper, F.N.

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  • Catalogue No : 29449
  • ISBN : 9780950414911
  • Published : 1993
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : vii, 188

Description:

Much of the material for this account is from the annual volumes of the Journal of the Kew Guild, published since 1893. It includes reminiscences of colleagues and working conditions by gardners, experiences of Kew staff working in the outposts of the British Empire and on plant hunting expeditions; interesting events in the domestic life of Kew; the development of educational facilities; and the history of the Kew Guild itself. Includes brief biographies of some 50 distinguished botanists, horticulturalists and botanical artists.

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Vg in d/w.

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