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Hobbies & Leisure / Gardening- General / The English garden by Lawrence Fleming Alan Gore
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- Book Title: The English garden
- Author: Lawrence Fleming Alan Gore
- ISBN: 0718118162
- Publisher: Michael Joseph
- Year Published: 1979
- Our Normal Price: £26.40 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £23.76 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: Michael Joseph 1979, first edition: dark blue hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: decorative dust jacket: approximately 20 x 27 cm tall: decorative endpapers: 256 pages including index: black and white photographic illustration: coloured plates. Synopsis: A comprehensive history of the English garden from Celtic enclosures to the gardens of the late 20th century, with emphasis on the great landscape gardeners of the formative period between 1618 and 1820. Based on the Thames Television series of the same name 'The English Garden' contains in excess of 300 illustrations, many reproduced for the first time. Contents arranged as follows: – Acknowledgements. List of Colour Illustrations. Part One: A Tapestry of Herbs and Roses, 1660. Part Two: A Pattern for Pleasure, 1660 – 1725. Part Three: A Temple in the Grove, 1725 – 1755. Part Four: A Lake in the Landscape, 1755 – 1785. Part Five: A Picturesque Paradise, 1785 – 1840. Part Six: Perfectly Dazzling, 1840 – 1914. Part Seven: Technicolor and Technology, 1914 – 1979. Postscript. Appendix 1: A Chronological List of Gardens, Gardeners and Authors. Appendix 2: Places Improved by Bridgeman, Kent, Brown and Repton. Appendix 3: Origins of Garden Plants. Notes to the Colour Plates. Index. Condition: very clean and good overall. Please note: shipping surcharge will apply.
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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