The Frampton Flora: The Secrets of Frampton Court Gardens ( Victorian Floral Watercolours / Art )

By: Mabey, Richard / Frampton Court Gardens

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Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------large (large quarto) hardcover, about 10.25 x 15 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 208 pages, packed with colour illustrations, contents include: Introduction; The Home Ground; Byways; Woodlands; Grasslands; Wetlands; Field Weeds; Gardens; Bibliography; Index, ---""The Frampton Flora" documents a beautiful collection of Victorian botanical paintings discovered in the attic of Frampton Court in Gloucestershire over a century after they were created. First published over twenty years ago, this revised, redesigned and updated edition of a classic bestseller includes new paintings that have come to light since the original discovery. Between 1828 and 1851 sisters Elizabeth, Charlotte, Catherine and Mary Anne Clifford and their aunts Charlotte Annne, Catherine Elizabeth and Rosamond accumulated a portfolio of over 300 exquisite watercolours of the wild flowers of Frampton and the surrounding area. The paintings are bold, exactly observed, and beautifully and skillfully executed. Although many of the flowers were sketched in the field, the watercolours were perfected at home and captioned in ink with the plant's Linnaean family as well as their common names. Richard Mabey describes not only the paintings and the family, but relates their work to the rich flora of the woodlands, grasslands, wetlands, gardens and fields of England in the mid-nineteenth century."--, overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage-, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: The Frampton Flora: The Secrets of Frampton Court Gardens ( Victorian Floral Watercolours / Art )

Author Name: Mabey, Richard / Frampton Court Gardens

Illustrator: Elizabeth, Charlotte, Catherine and Mary Anne Clifford

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Quercus, 2007, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 2007

ISBN Number: 190520468X

ISBN Number 13: 9781905204687

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154929

Keywords: The Frampton Flora: The Secrets of Frampton Court Gardens