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A Vision of Eden: the Life and Work of Marianne North published in collaboration with the Royal botanic Gardens, Kew

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Title:A Vision of Eden: the Life and Work of Marianne North published in collaboration with the Royal botanic Gardens, Kew
Price:AUD$22.80 (about USD$15.50)
ISBN:0906671183
Book ID:SB00-0223436
Quantity:1
Publisher:Webb & Bower, Exeter, Devon, 1980
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Marianne North
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Webb & Bower, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Marianne North

1.050 kg; pp. 240; endpaper maps, coloured portrait frontispiece, 9 double-page & 69 full-page coloured plates, 50 coloured illustrations, 2 other illustrations, list of plants, index; Preface by Professor J. P. M. Brenan.... Foreword by Anthony Huxley. Biographical Note by Brenda E. Moon. New Edition in 1 volume, edited and abridged, with additional material. Marianne North, an unmarried middle-aged Victorian lady of comfortable means, set off in 1871 on her first expedition to make a pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world. The story of her travels to every continent in the world, often alone and enduring hardships and dangers in conditions so primitive as to be outside the experience of the modern generation, is told in this abridged version of her travel memoirs and autobiography, first published in 1893 under the title Recollections of a Happy Life. -- front fold over blurb. Slight to rubbing to both top and bottom edges of the dust jacket. Size: 4to 9�" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Marianne North. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Art & Design; Natural History -- Botany; ISBN: 0906671183. ISBN/EAN: 9780906671184. Inventory No: 0223436.
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