Description - The The Garden at Chatsworth by
A personal and horticultural tour of the 400-year-old gardens at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. The Duchess of Devonshire's anecdotal text takes the reader on a stroll through a garden that includes parterres and vistas, water in all its forms, rockeries and trees, a working kitchen garden and statuary, as well as planted borders. The history of the garden is described, incorporating the creation, the changes and the restorations both the Duke and Duchess have made, in the spirit of the place. The Duchess of Devonshire has lived at Chatsworth since 1950.
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(270mm x 225mm x mm)
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
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Author Biography -
The Duchess of Devonshire is the youngest of the seven children of the second Baron Redesdale and sister of the writers Nancy and Jessica Mitford and Diana Mosley. The Duke and Duchess have lived at Chatsworth since 1950 and lovingly restored the house and gardens. Her first book, The House: A Portrait of Chatsworth, was a No.1 bestseller. Gary Rogers was born in Rotherham, New Zealand. He worked as a fire-fighter and musician before becoming a news and fashion photographer. He now regularly contributes photographs to many magazines, including Schoner Wohnen, S/W Decoration and Hauser. He co-authored A Mountain in Africa with Baroness Marietheres Waldbott and photographed The Garden in Four Seasons.