Secondhand. Very good condition. Ex library copy with stickers, stamps and protective plastic covering. Minor wear to book corners.
The story of botanic gardens established in Melbourne and other Victorian towns in the second half of the nineteenth century.
Modelled closely on the English urban public parks and gardens, they often fitted oddly into the colonial regional setting. It was the dedication of men such as Mueller and Guilfoyle, directors of Melbourne Botanic Gardens, and many others in charge of the regional gardens that shaped them. (back cover)