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The Royal Horticultural Society: A History 1804-2004

By: Brent Elliott

432 pages, 150 col & b/w illus

Phillimore & Co.

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #141501 | ISBN: 1860772722
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NHBS Price: £63.00 $77/€70 approx

About this book

In 1804 John Wedgwood and 6 other gentlemen formed a new society for the improvement and practice of horticulture. Dr Brent Elliott spent 10 years researching and writing this bicentennial history. His book reveals many diverse stories of rivalry, recurring financial crises, royal patronage, scientific innovation and horticultural tenacity.

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