The old country: Australian landscapes, plants and people.

The old country: Australian landscapes, plants and people. George Seddon.

Port Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Octavo, colour photographs. Personal inscription from author, fine copy in dustwrapper.

The late George Seddon believed that the better we understand the delicacy and beauty of our natural environment, the more 'at home' we will feel as Australians. This passionate, wise, and witty book, enriched with breathtakingly beautiful illustrations, suggests that the answers to our water problems lie here, at home. Also available in paperback [stock id 26420].
Contents
1. Introduction; 2. First encounters; 3. The Boab; 4. Learning; 5. The Conifers; 6. The Banksias; 7. Mediterraneity; 8. On being deciduous; 9. By design; 10. Weeds; Epilogue.

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