[Short Reviews]


    THIS charming little book reproduces most excellently in octavo size sixteen coloured plates by that master of botanical portraiture Pierre Joseph Redouté, whose magnificent three-volume work "Les Roses" was published in thirty parts between 1817 and 1824. In addition to the exquisite reproductions, there is for each of the roses figured a short account giving botanical and horticultural information.

    A Book of Roses

    By J. Ramsbottom. (The King Penguin Books.) Pp. 30 + 16 plates. (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, Ltd., 1939.) 1s. net.

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    [Short Reviews]. Nature 145, 136 (1940). https://doi.org/10.1038/145136a0

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