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The History of the Rose.

The History of the Rose.

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Allen Patterson.

A scholarly history of the rose that describes the growth in its significance and popularity from ancient times. Also relates the story of rose breeding and the huge increase in varieties and types available since the relative few of medieval times. There is a chapter on how roses have been used in garden design and also one on their medicinal and culinary uses. There are a number of appendixes on taxonomy, important rose gardens, great rosarians and a comprehensive bibliography. Illustrations  are from all periods of rose history.

Hearn Stephenson Publishing Ltd., London, 1983.

ISBN 0002195364

Hardback with dust jacket. 255 pages.

SECONDHAND. Fine condition.

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