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9780810967038

Flora Domestica

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  • ISBN13:

    9780810967038

  • ISBN10:

    0810967030

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-01
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

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Summary

From the delicate bouquets of the 16th century to the extravagant displays of the Victorian and Edwardian periods, Blacker illuminates the uses of flowers and plants throughout Britain, Europe, and North America over the past four centuries. 200 photos, 165 in full color.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7(4)
Decking the House: 1500-1677
11(26)
Parterres to Flower Pots: 1677-1740
37(32)
Natural and Haphazard: 1740-1800
69(46)
A Temple of Flora: 1800-1850
115(34)
A Pleasing Air of Sprightliness: 1850-1890
149(48)
Unreal Loveliness: 1890-1930
197(37)
Lists of Plants 234(13)
Select Bibliography 247(3)
List of Plates 250(3)
Index 253

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