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Violets: The History and Cultivation of Scented Violets

By: Roy E Coombs

144 pages, Col photos, illus

B T Batsford

Hardback | Jun 2003 | Edition: 2 | #138595 | ISBN: 071348831X
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A revised and updated edition of Violets, which became the standard work on the subject when first published over 10 years ago. The new edition has been considerably expanded with more cultivation details and more illustrations - over 60 colour photographs and watercolour paintings.

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Roy E. Coombs is a former president of the International Violet Association. He grew violets commercially for more than 10 years and his articles on violets have appeared in many periodicals, including those for the Royal Horticultural Society. He is presently involved in several garden restoration projects in the UK.

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