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Kirstenbosch: The Most Beautiful Garden in Africa

Art / Photobook

By: Brian J Huntley (Author)

240 pages, colour & b/w photos

Random House Trade Books

Hardback | Dec 2012 | #205395 | ISBN-13: 9781431701179
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NHBS Price: £31.99 $40/€38 approx

About this book

Kirstenbosch is a name that resonates round the world as the home of a uniquely rich flora in a setting of unsurpassed beauty, and in 2013 Kirstenbosch celebrates its 100th anniversary. This centenary publication tells the story of its establishment, its setbacks and triumphs, its benefactors and heroes.

It outlines the Garden's scientific eminence – as the repository of knowledge on our prized flora – and details the many attractions that make it a favourite destination for Capetonians and visitors alike.

With a finely crafted text by acclaimed ecologist Brian Huntley, and lavishly illustrated with photographs and artworks that tell the history and reflect the beauty of the Garden, this will be a sought-after volume – a quality memento for visitors to Kirstenbosch and a keepsake for the many thousands of locals who flock there annually. Beautifully presented in a colourful dustjacket, Kirstenbosch: The Most Beautiful Garden in Africa will be a tasteful, all-occasions gift, and one to cherish.


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