The Garden at Chatsworth

The Garden at Chatsworth

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by Deborah Mitford Duchess of Devonshire
     
 

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A personal and horticultural tour of the 400-year-old gardens at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire's anecdotal text takes the reader on a stroll through a garden that includes parterres and vistas, water in all its forms, rockeries and trees, a working kitchen garden and statuary, as well as planted borders. The history of the garden

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A personal and horticultural tour of the 400-year-old gardens at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire's anecdotal text takes the reader on a stroll through a garden that includes parterres and vistas, water in all its forms, rockeries and trees, a working kitchen garden and statuary, as well as 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". The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire has lived at Chatsworth since 1950.

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ISBN-13:
9780711218376
Publisher:
Lincoln, Frances Limited
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.87(w) x 10.68(h) x 0.62(d)

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