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This Other Eden

This Other Eden

(The first book in the Eden series)
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THIS OTHER EDEN is a captivating narrative of seven great gardens, beautiful canvases that represent not just pleasure grounds but a country's evolution. Showpieces of grand design, they are also barometers of social change; lasting reflections of intellectual endeavour, of religion and philosophy, science and technology, art and literature. From Robert Cecil's garden at Hatfield House, conceived by the famous botanist and plant-collector John Tradescant, who travelled widely to seek out unusual specimens, to Capability Brown, who 'improved' upon nature to create the archetypal English parkland; from Joseph Paxton, whose engineering feats at Chatsworth mirrored the great Victorian age of technology, to Getrude Jekyll, who turned back to nature and designed the English cottage garden renowned the world over, this beautifully illustrated book will join the ranks of other bestselling cultural histories of the garden such as Anna Pavord's THE TULIP and Simon Schama's THE EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES.

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Hardback Editions

January 1977 : USA Hardback
Title: This Other Eden
Author(s): Marilyn Harris
ISBN: 0-399-11844-6 / 978-0-399-11844-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
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Paperback Editions

November 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: This Other Eden
Author(s): Marilyn Harris
ISBN: 0-380-01840-3 / 978-0-380-01840-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon
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October 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: This Other Eden
Author(s): Marilyn Harris
ISBN: 0-345-32591-5 / 978-0-345-32591-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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February 1980 : UK Paperback
Title: This Other Eden (Troubadour Books)
Author(s): Marilyn Harris
ISBN: 0-7088-1746-7 / 978-0-7088-1746-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Futura Publications
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