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.
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- 5 Woman dies after house fire in Muswell Hill
- 6 'Forgotten Rivers' route proposed by The Ramblers
- 7 Hampstead Heath bosses look for injunction power to stop bad behaviour
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- 9 'Big elephant's backside': David Hare and Nicole Farhi slam house plans
- 10 The Magdala: US collector digs up pub history from long before Ruth Ellis
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.