Author(s): Selected by Charles Elliott
The latest in "Frances Lincoln's" series of "RHS Treasuries", this charming anthology brings together a wealth of poetry and prose from a broad range of writers, from the Roman natural historian Pliny and the Chinese poet Po Chu-I, to Sir Walter Scott and Robert Fortune, to twentieth-century poets such as Seamus Heaney. The poems and extracts are illustrated with botanical prints from the remarkable collection of artworks at the Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Library, acknowledged as the world's finest horticultural library. It is an ideal gift book, to appeal to lovers of literature, gardening and nature. It will showcase some of the most beautiful artwork from the enormous range of material in the RHS Lindley Library. It is a fourth volume in our successful series of "RHS Treasuries".