Author(s): Richard Mabey
Offers a collection of Victorian botanical paintings discovered in the attic of Frampton Court in Gloucestershire over a century after they were created. This work includes paintings that have come to light since the original discovery. It describes the paintings and the family, and relates it to the rich flora of England in the mid-19th century.
beautiful collection - Conde Nast Traveller
Richard Mabey is a naturalist and author. Since 1988, he has written a regular column for BBC Wildlife Magazine, and is on their advisory board. He also writes for The Sunday Times, The Times, The Sunday Telegraph and The Countryman. He is the author of over 30 books on the countryside, including the award-winning Flora Britannica, Birds Britannica and Nature Cure.
Introduction; The home ground; Byways; Woodlands; Grasslands; Wetlands; Field weeds Gardens; Bibliography; Index