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The Rose: The History of the World's Favourite Flower in 40 Captivating Roses

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  • Publisher: Royal Horticultural Society
  • Pages: 175
  • Illustrations: 180 in full color
  • Dimensions: 8 1/2'' x 11''
  • Format: Paperback with slipcase
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  • ISBN: 9780233004907



By Brent Elliott

Featuring 40 frameable prints, this exquisite slipcased boxed set is the perfect gift for rose lovers everywhere. From roses of the ancient world and the Renaissance to Bourbons, Noisettes, Multifloras, and modern varieties, this gorgeous book pays tribute to the world's most beloved flower. With an expert text from Brent Elliott, a historian at the Royal Horticultural Society in London, The Rose introduces the most popular species and hybrids, explores the layout of rose gardens through the years, delves into the myths surrounding the flower, and examines roses in the language of love.

Dr. Brent Elliott is Historian at Great Britain's Royal Horticultural Society, where he has worked for almost 40 years.

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