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Old herbaceous

Arkell, Reginald

Old herbaceous

a story

by Arkell, Reginald

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Published by Michael Joseph in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Reginald Arkell ; illustrations by John Minton.
ContributionsMinton, John, 1917-1957.
The Physical Object
Pagination155p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18348202M

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"Old Herbaceous is delightful. A book to warm the heart of anyone who loves earth or gardens!"—Loui Bromfield "Old Herbaceous is enchanting—fresh as an English spring, fragrant as sweet lavender!"—A. J. Cronin "What a great pair of cronies Old Herbaceous and Mr. Chips would make! There are chuckles and heart-tugs in these pages. Genre/Form: Fiction Humorous fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Arkell, Reginald, Old Herbaceous. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., ©

  Sprinkled with nuggets of gardening wisdom, Old Herbaceous is a witty comic portrait of the most archetypal—and crotchety—head gardener ever to plant a row of bulbs at a British country Modern Library edition is published with a new Introduction byPenelope Hobhouse, a renowned garden designer and lecturer and the author of 4/5(30). Reginald Arkell’s tale chronicles Pinnegar’s eight decades in the employ of an English manor, from his youth as a flower-loving orphan to his old age as an estimable master of the plots. Slender in size and humorous in tone, Old Herbaceous is at root a social novel, reflecting the changes, challenges, and eccentricities of English.


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