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The Garden at Chatsworth Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

The Garden at Chatsworth By Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

The Garden at Chatsworth by Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire


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Summary

A stroll through the 400-year-old gardens at Chatsworth in the company of Deborah Duchess of Devonshire.

The Garden at Chatsworth Summary

The Garden at Chatsworth by Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

A personal and horticultural tour of the 400-year-old gardens at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. The 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 Duchess of Devonshire has lived at Chatsworth since 1950.

The Garden at Chatsworth Reviews

The stunning photography and personal text make the book like a private tour round the garden Sunday Telegraph 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 Spectator ... not only a lively history, but a record of love and admiration for the gardens and for those who have lived and worked in them Sunday Times

About Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

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.

Additional information

GOR001823237
9780711218376
0711218374
The Garden at Chatsworth by Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Quarto Publishing PLC
20010405
192
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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