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British botanical and horticultural literature before 1800; 3 volume set.

By: Henrey, Blanche

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 9400

Condition: V.g.


Slight edge wear. 3 vols. View more info

Trees and shrubs throughout the year

By: Henrey, Blanche & Bean, W.J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Lindsay Drummond: 1944

Seller ID: 213

Condition: V.g.


Jacket chipped and with edge wear. The scarce first edition, printed on wartime economy paper; copiously illustrated with FRPS Blanche Henrey's photographs, a few of which are in colour. The authors, both distinguished writers, have produced a morale-boosting book which has a stylish silvery logo on its front cover. View more info

No ordinary gardener: Thomas Knowlton 1691-1781

By: Henrey, Blanche (edited by Chater, Arthur)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: British Museum (Natural History): 1986

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 1222

ISBN: 0 565 00976 1

Condition: Fine


Fine in v.g. d.w. (minor tears to extremities). A comprehensively researched biographical account of a talented 18th century gardener who despite a somewhat shaky grasp of English spelling and grammar produced a large body of correspondence which throws new light on many aspects of contemporary horticultural practice. He worked for several horticultural virtuosi: James Sherard of Eltham, Lord Burlington of Londesborough and the Dukes of Devonshire. His circle of correspondents included many notable northern botanists, including Richard Richardson, Samuel Brewer and John Blackburne; but he was ... View more info