In the Garden With Jane Austen

In the Garden With Jane Austen

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Bringing Jane Austen's gardens--real and fictional--to life with excerpts from her novels and letters, period songs, poetry, and illustrations, this charming recollection offers tips for creating English gardens alongside Austen. This lavishly illustrated exploration with color photographs of gardens associated with the writer offers a rich experience to admirers of both Austen and gorgeous gardens. Complete with a reference section that includes important dates in Austen's life, locations and dates of her houses, and a map of 1809 England, this delightful book is perfect for the history and garden enthusiast alike.
Publisher: Madison, WI : Jones Books, 2008.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780979047510
Branch Call Number: 712.094209034 WIL
Characteristics: 114 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm

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WVMLStaffPicks Sep 14, 2014

The quaint cottage garden, the elegant villa garden and the breathtaking grounds of great estates all appear in Jane Austen’s novels. This book links vivid descriptions of these illustrated gardens with excerpts from Jane’s letters, references to passages in her novels, travel and gardening information, and recipes of the period. There is information on which houses and gardens are open to the public and where Edwardian tea and refreshments are served.

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