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Gertrude Jekyll
Essays on the Life of a Working Amateur

By Michael Tooley and Primrose Arnander
Published by Michaelmas Books, London, UK

Reviewed by Mike Oates

This new book about the great English gardener Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) consists of essays by experts on all aspects of her life and work, from both sides of the Atlantic. Three members of her family have made contributions and much of the material is hitherto unpublished. There is a chronological table, bibliography and a list of all Gertrude Jekyll's garden plans.

New Zealand Garden Journal: Journal of the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture 1996 1(1): 24

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