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    DescriptionMarta McDowell combines the skills of a historian, biographer and gardener as she explores Beatrix Potter's passion for plants. Her book combines rich visuals with quotations from the writer's works, letters and diaries, to introduce the reader to Beatrix Potter's Lake District gardens. The author's passion for her subject and her own horticultural knowledge provide new insights for the reader, as she frames Beatrix Potter's works in the context of her gardening life.


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    Title
    Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life
    Subtitle
    The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children's Tales
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marta McDowell
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 339
    Width: 159 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 789 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781604693638
    ISBN 10: 1604693630
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15710
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSK
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    DC22: 823.912
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: WM, DSY
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000, LIT004120
    DC22: 823/.912
    Ingram Subject Code: GI
    Libri: I-GI
    BISAC V2.8: GAR006000, LIT009000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    BISAC V2.8: BIO030000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 823.912
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PR6031.O72 Z74 2013
    Publisher
    Timber Press
    Imprint name
    Timber Press
    Publication date
    05 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Portland, OR
    Author Information
    Marta McDowell is a garden consultant, writer and lecturer who also teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden. She is the author of 'Emily Dickinson's Gardens' (McGraw Hill). She is an active member of the Beatrix Potter Society.
    Review quote
    'There are photographs here that I have never seen before of Beatrix and her gardens, and delicious watercolours of rose hips, violets, clematis and honeysuckle, snapdragons and waterlilies.' (Alan Titchmarsh, The Telegraph)