Four of the best interiors and gardening books released this November 2016
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We round up the best interiors and gardening books we’ve been reading this month, from a compendium of killer wallpaper to a paean to pub carpets
Bitten by Witch Fever: Wallpaper & Arsenic in the Victorian Home, Lucinda Hawksley, £28, Thames & Hudson
Discover the sinister history of 19th century wall coverings in a book that combines social history with a design catalogue of (poison-free) wallpaper.
Wetherspoon’s Carpets: an Appreciation, Kit Caless, £4.49, Square Peg
The first Wetherspoon’s pub was in Muswell Hill, and its unique carpet is pictured here along with 69 other iterations of this great British institution where the floor coverings are individually tailored to each location.
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House of Plants: Living with succulants, air plants and cacti, Caro Langton and Rosey Ray, £20, Frances Lincoln Publishers
Two Hampstead based designers and indoor plant stylists share their knowledge of houseplants in the beautiful and comprehensive guide to caring for your leafy friends.
- 1 'Picture of health': Mum's tribute to son who died of sudden cardiac arrest
- 2 Piers Plowright: 'An extraordinary force, devoted to Hampstead'
- 3 The Vagina Museum searches for new home as Camden Market leases end
- 4 Tennis coach 'distraught' at losing Belsize role amid club row
- 5 Haverstock Hill cycle lanes given the green light
- 6 Police investigate reported rape of teenager
- 7 Clapped in the street - and assaulted: Staff call for behaviour change in A&E
- 8 Barnet Council called in bailiffs over non-existent council tax bill
- 9 London Zoo's aviary unwrapped to create new monkey home
- 10 Watchdog upholds 27 complaints over 'systemic' failures by Haringey Council
Signature Spaces: Well-Travelled Interiors, Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen, £40, Scriptum
240 pages of sumptuous interiors designed for elite clients from all over the world from the pair behind Paolo Moschino for Nicholas Haslam Limited.