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A Vision of Eden: The Life and Work of Marianne North (Published in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)

By: Brenan, J.P.M. (Preface); Anthony Huxley (Foreword); and Brenda E. Moon (Biographical Note)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Exeter, England, Web & Bower Publishers Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10490

ISBN: 0906671183

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to boards and a bit of light foxing to the first few pages, including the title page. Rest of the book is fine. Previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown. The dust jacket has a small amount of edge wear. Travel memoir of the Victorian botanical collector and painter, Marianne North. She traveled to every continent to collect plant specimens and produced more than 800 paintings, which are now housed at the Marianne North Gallery at Kew. This is an abridge version of her memoir, originally published in 1893 under the title, Recollections of a Happy Life. This volume was published... View more info