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Great Botanic Gardens of the World

Out of Print

By: Sara Oldfield

160 pages, 200 colour photos, maps

New Holland Publishers

Hardback | Aug 2007 | #166760 | ISBN-13: 9781845375935
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About this book

This superb book celebrates over 60 of the world's finest botanic gardens, showcasing the horticultural treasures of each cnotinent. Fabulous photography highlights the history and beauty of these gardens and of the amazing plants they contain, as well as the role they play in conservation.

Foreword by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.


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Biography

Sara Oldfield is secretary general of BGCI and director of Fauna & Flora International's Global Trees Campaign. A botanist with a particular interest in the conservation of rare and threatened trees and plants, she was the first conservation officer at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Her previous books include Rainforest (New Holland, 2002) and Deserts: The Living Drylands (New Holland, 2004).

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