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A Thing in Disguise: The Visionary Life of Joseph Paxton

Biography / Memoir
By: Kate Colquhoun
307 pages, colour plates, illus
Publisher: HarperCollins
A Thing in Disguise: The Visionary Life of Joseph Paxton
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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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Biography / Memoir
By: Kate Colquhoun
307 pages, colour plates, illus
Publisher: HarperCollins
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