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4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent introduction to the history of gardening
An informative and consistently readable book, which covers all the main developments in the history of gardening in the UK. A good "beginners" guide, well written and entertaining; the author's personal fascination with her subject comes across very well. Likely to whet the reader's appetite to explore the history of gardening further; there is a very good bibliography...
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3.0 out of 5 stars Pleasant enough, but ulitimately disappointing
If you have not read any histories of gardening before, you will no doubt enjoy this book. However, I was expecting more from a historian of Jenny Uglow's experience and stature. Although entitled "A Little History of British Gardening", it is a full-sized book of 342 pages (I doubt anyone will, as recommended on the inside sleeve, be putting it in their pocket when...
Published 10 months ago by Peasant


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4.0 out of 5 stars A Little History of British Gardening by Jenny Uglow, 1 Oct 2009
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It's a wonderful book but I wish I had bought a new copy. The one that came is second hand and in very good condition but it has a dedication on the flyleaf which makes it a more difficult item to pass on.
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