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Author (1): Roy Strong
Author (2): Andrew Lawson (photographer)

Hardcopy edition:
Publish date: November 1993
Published by: Simon & Schuster
List price: $40.00
ISBN Number: 0671795945

Softcopy edition:
Publish date: March 1995
Published by: BBC Books
List price: £12.99
ISBN Number: 1850296529

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Positive tabasco On Dec 4, 2006, tabasco wrote:

In this fairly concisely written and lavishly illustrated coffee table syle book, Sir Roy Strong, a former director of the Victoria and Albert Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, presents the history of England since the 1600's by
taking us on a royal tour tracing the development of England's famed royal gardens. Sir Roy begins with a chapter on the gardens of William III, and other highlights include surveys of Hampton Court, Brighton Pavilion, and up to today's princely real-estate, Highgrove Gardens, and it's innovative ecological developments.

This book is a little 'heavy-going' for the casual reader, but I would recommend it to anyone planning a garden tour or castle tour of Britain or to a history student looking to add depth and breath to the ordinary British history reading list.


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