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A Thing in Disguise: The Visionary Life of Joseph Paxton

Biography / Memoir

By: Kate Colquhoun

307 pages, colour plates, illus

Harper Collins

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #157379 | ISBN: 0007143532
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About this book

Horticulturist to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and architect of the Crystal Palace at the Great Exhibition of 1851, Joseph Paxton is a man who typifies the Victorian ideal of self-improvement. This is a portrait of one of that era's great heroes.

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