A VISION OF EDEN THE LIFE AND WORK OF MARIANNE NORTH

Author(s): ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN

Garden Writing | Art & Botanical Illustration

In 1871 Marianne North escaped the swaddling of Victorian society and departed on her first expedition to make a pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world. This abridged version of her lively travel memoirs and autobiography is illustrated in colour with a selection from her collection of over 800 pictures now housed in the Marianne North gallery at Kew. Very good copy with dj


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Early days and home life; Canada and the United States, Jamaica, Brazil, Tenerife, California, Japan, Singapore, Borneo and Java, Ceylon and home, India, second visit to Borneo, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, South Africa, Seychelles Islands, Chile, final days; biographical note; list of plants

General Fields

  • : 9780112500889
  • : HMSOBO
  • : HMSOBO
  • : 255mm X 195mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : colour illustrations
  • : ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
  • : Hardback
  • : New ed of Abridged ed G.Bateman
  • : 759.2
  • : 240