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Library : Books : Flowers & Gardens of Madeira Last Updated: Jun 28, 2008 - 12:29:23 AM


Library : Books : Flowers & Gardens of Madeira
Chapter 1: Introduction - May 2, 2007 - 7:43:12 PM
A reproduction of a nearly centruy-old book delighting readers to this day. " The flowers and gardens of Madeira" was written by Florence Du Cane and illustrated by Ella Du Cane. It was published by A. & C. Black, Ltd (London). First published in 1909, and then later republished in 1926 with additional illustrations. In some parts, editorial content has been added or changed by Jorge Barbosa for a more contemporary cast on the work. Extra photos were also provided by Jorge Barbosa.
Library : Books : Flowers & Gardens of Madeira
Chapter 2: Portuguese Gardens - May 1, 2007 - 11:08:14 PM
have often been asked whether the Portuguese have any distinctive form of gardening, and in answer I can only say that, though there is no attempt to compete with the grand terraced gardens of Italy or France, or the prim conven≠tionality of the gardens of the Dutch, still the little well-cared-for garden of the Portuguese has a great charm of its ....
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