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Pick of the Bunch

The Story of Twelve Treasured Flowers

Pick of the Bunch( )
Author: Willes, Margaret
ISBN:978-1-85124-303-7
Publication Date:Nov 2009
Publisher:Bodleian Library
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

This is the social history of twelve enduringly popular flowers: from the rose and lily, old favourites redolent of the Middle Ages and religious symbolism, to the tulip and hyacinth, fashionable bulbs that commanded huge sums. Margaret Willes looks at how they got their names, how they arrived in our gardens and how they were bought and displayed

Book Details
Pages:168
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.566 x 7.566 x 0.702 Inches
Book Weight:1.397 Pounds



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