The Highgrove Florilegium: Watercolours depicting plants grown in the garden at Highgrove is a two-volume book of botanical illustrations recording plants in the garden of Charles III, the then Prince of Wales, at Highgrove House in Gloucestershire, England.
The Highgrove Florilegium is a two-volume set of botanical prints depicting the plants, vegetables, fruit and trees grown in the garden at Highgrove. This publication is a culmination of seven years of work by 72 of the leading botanical artists from around the world and is accompanied by text compiled by botanists at the Natural History Museum.
Florilegium Watercolours. Leading botanical artists painted specimens of plants and trees growing in the Highgrove garden. The 124 selected paintings are now published in a limited edition with The Prince's Foundation. Each two-volume set is signed and handbound in leather and marbled paper with tooling in gold leaf.
The Highgrove Florilegium is a limited edition of 175 numbered sets – set number 1/175 being held by His Majesty, who wrote the Preface and has signed each numbered set. Royalties are donated to The Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation. Book Design and Typography by Iain Bain.
9 de abr. de 2016 · This is about the making, publishing and exhibiting of the very first British Royal Florilegium - The Highgrove Florilegium. This post highlights some videos I've not seen before of the process of producing and then exhibiting the florilegium around the world.
Addison Publications publishes the two royal Florilegia, the Highgrove Florilegium and the Transylvania Florilegium. As well as these first editions, there are limited edition facsimile copies of masterpieces, including such treasures as the Lindisfarne Gospels, Domesday and the Hunting Book of Gaston Pheobus.
Highgrove is an estate in Gloucestershire, England and is the family home of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. This begs a third question: What is a South African university doing with a florilegium of an English estate?