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Chasing the rose : an adventure in the Venetian countryside

Author: Andrea Di Robilant
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The author of the best-selling A Venetian Affair now gives us a charming chronicle of his search for a fabled antique rose--a tale that takes us back to the time of Josephine Bonaparte, and looks into the future of this much beloved flower"--
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Named Person: Andrea Di Robilant; Andrea Di Robilant; Lucia Memmo Mocenigo; Josephine, Empress consort of Napoleon I Emperor of the French; Andrea Di Robilant; Josephine, Empress consort of Napoleon I Emperor of the French; Lucia Memmo Mocenigo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Di Robilant
ISBN: 9780307962928 030796292X
OCLC Number: 1120209260
Description: 240 pages
Contents: Alvisopoli --
In the Nursery of Monsieur Noisette --
The Rose Planter --
Cordovado --
Eleonora's Old Roses --
The Bee and the Hawfinch --
Orphan Roses --
Eleonora and Valentino --
Monsieur Joyaux.
Responsibility: by Andrea di Robilant ; illustrations by Nina Fuga.

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"The author of the best-selling A Venetian Affair now gives us a charming chronicle of his search for a fabled antique rose--a tale that takes us back to the time of Josephine Bonaparte, and looks into the future of this much beloved flower"--

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