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A Vision of Eden: The Life and Work of Marianne North

£12.99

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Marianne North, an unmarried middle-aged Victorian lady of comfortable means, set off in 1871 on her first expedition to make a pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world. The story of her travels to every continent in the world, often alone and enduring hardships and dangers in conditions so primitive as to be outside the experience of the modern generation, is told in this abridged version of her travel memoirs and autobiography, first published in 1893 under the title Recollections of a Happy Life. The results of her wanderings were her astonishing collection of over 800 paintings, now housed in the Marianne North Gallery at Kew, and this is the first time that they have been reproduced in book form.

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Very good condition
Author(s):
North, Marianne
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0112500889
ISBN-13:
9780112500889
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
HMSO/Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Marianne North, an unmarried middle-aged Victorian lady of comfortable means, set off in 1871 on her first expedition to make a pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world. The story of her travels to every continent in the world, often alone and enduring hardships and dangers in conditions so primitive as to be outside the experience of the modern generation, is told in this abridged version of her travel memoirs and autobiography, first published in 1893 under the title Recollections of a Happy Life. The results of her wanderings were her astonishing collection of over 800 paintings, now housed in the Marianne North Gallery at Kew, and this is the first time that they have been reproduced in book form.

Added value:
Very good condition
Author(s):
North, Marianne
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0112500889
ISBN-13:
9780112500889
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
HMSO/Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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