By Marianne North,Laura Ponsonby
North high-spirited, indefatigable, and courageous additionally saved specific journals, that have been posthumously released in 3 volumes within the overdue 1800s. Abundant Beauty collects the main attractive writings from these journals in a single version, together with wealthy descriptions of botanica and pleasant debts of area people and customs from her occasionally risky travels. Abundant Beauty is an interesting and informative learn for botanists, gardeners, historians, and armchair travellers.
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