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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1997
|Named Person:||Rothschild family; Rothschild family.; Rothschild (Familie); Rothschild family.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Miriam Rothschild; Kate Garton; Lionel de Rothschild
|Description:||190 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.|
|Responsibility:||Miriam Rothschild, Kate Garton, and Lionel de Rothschild ; photographs by Andrew Lawson and Lionel de Rothschild.|
topiary, but they have also enjoyed producing fruit and vegetables. Baron Edmond delighted guests at his households in Paris and Boulogne by inviting them to pick fresh fruit - ripe red or black cherries, or greengage plums - straight from dwarf trees brought into the dining room! More than just a book about beautiful gardens and estates, this is a combination of glorious photographs, extraordinary anecdotes, vast fortunes, and magnificent gardens. Archival pictures of.
many of the gardens and the characters involved accompany Miriam Rothschild's intimate, amusing look at the competitiveness and drive for perfection that has typified her family's behavior in gardening, as well as in business.