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The Highgrove Florilegium : watercolours depicting plants grown in the garden at Highgrove / [at the invitation of HRH The Prince of Wales]
Bib ID 4704207
Format BookBook
Description London : Addison Publications for the Prince's Charities Foundation, c2008-2009 
2 v. : col. ill. ; 67 cm. 
Summary

Watercolour paintings depicting plants grown in the Garden of HRH The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at Highgrove in Gloucestershire.

Full contents
  • Vol.1 : plates 1-61
  • Vol. 2 : plates 62-124.
 
Notes

Text by Christopher Humphries and Frederick J. Rumsey ; preface by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.

At foot of title: Prince's Charities Foundation.

List of contributing artists include artists from Australia, Canada, Japan and United States. Australian artists includes: Beverly Allen (plates 2, 105) -- Fiona McKinnon (plate 37) -- Anne O'Connor (plates 1, 59) -- John Pastoriza-Pinol (plate 99) -- Jenny Phillips (plates 5, 34, 74)

Limited edition of 175 sets.

Binding designed and supervised by James Brockman.

Colour plates reproduced in their original size from watercolour drawings; each plate blind embossed to record the copyright of A.G. Carrick Ltd, with the plate and edition numbers added in pencil; each plate signed by the artist.

Printed by stochastic lithography on 245 gsm American Cotton paper for the colour plates and on 175 gsm Somerset Bookwove text paper; half-bound in red goatskin with marbled paper boards; sprinkled edges; hand finished with gold leaf tooling on spine; text set in Fairbank and Bembo Book types; accompanied by handmade green felt book cover with maroon ties.

Library's copy accompanied by 1 portfolio (1 folded sheet, 1 envelope, 1 col. photograph, photocophy of newspaper article and five sheets).

Library's copy signed by Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales.

Library's copy of Vol. 1 is No. 111 of 175 set. Library's copy of Vol. 2 is unnumbered.

Accompanying felt cover is held in the Coldstore.

Subjects Charles, Prince of Wales, 1948- -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Gloucestershire.  |  Flowers in art.  |  Watercolor painting -- England -- Gloucestershire.  |  Plants -- England -- Gloucestershire.  |  Plants in art.  |  Botanical illustration.  |  Plants -- England -- Highgrove -- Art.  |  Highgrove (England)
Other authors/contributors Charles Prince of Wales, 1948-  |  Humphries, C. J. (Christopher John), 1947-  |  Rumsey, Frederick J  |  Brockman, James, 1946-  |  Phillips, Jennifer, 1949-  |  Allen, Beverly  |  O'Connor, Anne, 1939-  |  McKinnon, Fiona, 1947-  |  Pinol, John Pastoriza, 1975-  |  Prince's Charities Foundation

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