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WILLIAM ROBINSON 1838 - 1935 Father of the Flower Garden

By: ALLAN , Mea , A Gardeners Biographer

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, FABER and Faber: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123642

ISBN: 0571118658

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b & D/j.1st ed.1st print. William Robinson fought uncompromisingly against the artificialities of fshionable Victorian carpet-bedding & geometric gardening. He won his battle & became " the man who changed the face of England". HIs natural rock garden, fo instance, preceded Reginald Farrer by 37 years. - great American influence - he bought Gravetye Manor, Sussex [ left to the nation upon hos death] he was born County Down, Northern Ireland. B/w illu... View more info