A lively personal and horticultural tour of the magnificent 400-year-old gardens at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. The Duchess of Devonshire's text takes the reader on a stroll through a garden that includes parterres and vistas; water in all its forms, from formal cascades and fountains to natural streams and ponds; rockeries and trees; a working kitchen garden and statuary; and planted borders. The history of the garden is described, incorporating the creation, the changes and the restorations both the Duke and Duchess have made, "in the spirit of the place".
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Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire is the youngest of the seven children of the second Baron Redesdale and sister of the writers Nancy and Jessica Mitford and Diana Mosley. The Duke and Duchess lived at Chatsworth from 1950 on and lovingly restored the house and gardens.Gary Rogers was born in Rotherham, New Zealand. He worked as a fire-fighter and musician before becoming a news and fashion photographer. He regularly contributes photographs to many magazines.Review:
This book is everything one would expect from the gigantic grandeur of Chatsworth and the imaginative, always readable and occasionally mischievous writing of the Duchess of Devonshire
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Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110711214301
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln, 1999. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0711214301
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0711214301