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Henry Shaw's Victorian Landscapes
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Carol Grove
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press

"Carol Grove chronicles Shaw's remarkable story, from his early love of plants to his rising social conscience and his determined quest to create a place of unsurpassed beauty and distinction that would educate and thereby improve American citizens. Beautifully illustrated with contemporary and historical photographs, this volume offers an insightful
Missouri Botanical Garden
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Todd E. Styles, Peter Wyse Jackson
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

One of St. Louis's premier cultural institutions, the Missouri Botanical Garden has grown from the dream of businessman and philanthropist Henry Shaw to a National Historic Landmark and world-renowned center for science, conservation, education, and horticultural display. Enlisting the help of some of the most famous botanists of his time,
Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Naomi R. Lamoreaux, John Joseph Wallis
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Includes bibliographic references and index.
Travellers in Ottoman Lands
Language: en
Pages: 409
Authors: Ines Asceric-Todd, Sabina Knees, Janet Starkey, Paul Starkey
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-13 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

This splendidly illustrated book focuses on the botanical legacy of many parts of the former Ottoman Empire — including present-day Turkey, the Levant, Egypt, the Balkans, and the Arabian Peninsula — as seen and described by travellers both from within and from outside the region.
America’s Romance with the English Garden
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Thomas J. Mickey
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-17 - Publisher: Ohio University Press

The 1890s saw a revolution in advertising. Cheap paper, faster printing, rural mail delivery, railroad shipping, and chromolithography combined to pave the way for the first modern, mass-produced catalogs. The most prominent of these, reaching American households by the thousands, were seed and nursery catalogs with beautiful pictures of middle-class