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Theodore Bruce
Timed Online Auction | Books | Botanical & Gardening Collection of Dr Holly Kerr Forsyth, Art & Australiana - 166 lots

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Lot #107
WALLING, Edna (4 Titles)

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Lot #108
WALLING, Edna (7 Titles)

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Lot #116
Plant Hunters (4 Volumes)

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Lot #122
William Dobell (3 Titles)

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Lot #123
PHILIPP, F. Arthur Boyd

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Lot #127
FRY, Gavin, Rick Amor

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Lot #144
Garden Design (3 Volumes)

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Lot #160
French Gardens (3 Titles)

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Lot #174
Art History

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Lot #175
English Art & History

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Lot #179
Calligraphy Collection

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Lot #181
Antiques Reference (4)

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Lot #184
BANGAY, Paul (3 Titles)

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Timed Online Auction | Books | Botanical & Gardening Collection of Dr Holly Kerr Forsyth, Art & Australiana

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    Dr Holly Kerr Forsyth is a scholar of garden history, for over 30 years she has worked as a columnist, lecturer and historian of landscape history, gardens and plants.
    Holly earned a PhD from the University of New South Wales in 2004, her thesis is titled 'From the British Pastoral to the Australian Arcadia: Women, Transferred Vision and the Reconstruction of Landscape'. Since 1998 she has had 11 books published and she wrote a weekly garden column for The Weekend Australian from 1997 to 2016. Her abiding passion for gardens has taken her all over the world running tours and lecture groups. Her collection of books were acquired over many years for research and because of her lifelong interest in the subject.


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    118 Parramatta Road
    Entry is at the rear of building, via Corunna Lane

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  • Sale(s):
    11 Sep 2022 ~ 2pm (AEST)
    To bid onlline, go to: https://www.theodorebruceauctions.com.au/auction-catalog/Books-%7C--Botanical-&-Gardening-Collection-of-Dr-Holly-Kerr-Forsyth,-Art-&-Australiana_U5292WSUJZ/
    Stanmore, NSW Australia
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Prices realised in this sale include buyers premium of 25.000%.

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