Book ID: 31512
The Garden and Farm Books of Thomas Jefferson. 1987. 12 coloured plates. illustrations. 528 p. gr8vo. Cloth.
The present volume contains relevant letters from Jefferson to suchcontemporaries as George Washington, John Adams and James Madison, aswell as to his friends and family. Also included are an essay by HenrySteele Commager, a description of the Jefferson Papers at theMassachusetts Historical Society, and a discussion of the restorationof Monticello's gardens in this century by the Thomas Jefferson MemorialFoundation and the Garden Club of Virginia. In addition, a list ofplants and a horticultural bibliography are provided to assist thosegardeners interested in creating their own version of Monticello.