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This is a visually stunning compendium of the flora that can be found within the grounds of Buckingham Palace and how these grounds have been shaped by the history of the property from it's humble beginnings to its current Royal owners. Bellamy manages to get all the important points and much of the history behind not only the plants and grounds themselves but the wider botany that was the driving force behind many of the changes seen over the years without confusing or drowning the reader in ...more