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  1. Seventeenth-century Water Gardens and the Birth of Modern Scientific thought in Oxford

    Seventeenth-century Water Gardens and the Birth of Modern Scientific thought in Oxford: The Case of Hanwell Castle [Paperback]

    Stephen Wass (Author)


    ISBN: 9781914427169
    Published by : Windgather Press
    Based on a decade of archaeological investigation and historical research, this book tells the story of the Copes of Hanwell Castle in north Oxfordshire and the creation of a garden with links to the development of scientific thinking in Oxford in... .... Learn More
  2. The Tree Experts

    The Tree Experts: A History of Professional Arboriculture in Britain [Hardback]

    Mark Johnston (Author)


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    ISBN: 9781911188889
    Published by : Windgather Press
    Trees are now in the public eye as never before. The threat of tree diseases, the felling of street trees and the challenge of climate change are just some of the issues that have put trees in the media spotlight. At the same time, the trees in ou... .... Learn More
  3. Parterres Bright with Flowers

    Parterres Bright with Flowers: A History of the Walled Gardens at Alnwick Castle as Revealed through Excavations and Standing Building Survey [Hardback]

    Victoria Ridgeway (Author); Jennifer Proctor (Author)


    ISBN: 9781999615505
    Published by : Pre-Construct Archaeology
    Series: Pre-Construct Archaeology Monograph Series
    Volume: 21
    This volume reports on excavation and standing building recording survey carried out by Pre-Construct Archaeology between 2000 and 2004 within Alnwick Castle’s walled kitchen garden. The gardens, first established in 1760, formed a small part of ... .... Learn More
  4. Historic Gardens and Parks of Derbyshire

    Historic Gardens and Parks of Derbyshire: Challenging Landscapes, 1570-1920 [Paperback]

    Dianne Barre (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781911188049
    Published by : Windgather Press
    The open hilly terrain of much of Derbyshire has long been a challenge to gardeners and landscapers, but has produced some spectacular walled and terraced gardens. Wealthy aristocrats created important and unusual pleasure gardens including the fa... .... Learn More
  5. Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World

    Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World: History, Myth and Archaeology [Paperback]

    Linda Farrar (Author)


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    ISBN: 9781909686854
    Published by : Windgather Press
    A beautifully illustrated book tracing the beginning of gardening and garden history, from Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, to the Minoans and Mycenaeans, Greeks, Etruscans and Romans, through Byzantine, Islamic and Persian gardens right up to the M... .... Learn More
  6. Arcadian Visions

    Arcadian Visions: Pastoral Influences on Poetry, Painting and the Design of Landscape [Hardback]

    Allan R. Ruff (Author)


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    ISBN: 9781909686663
    Published by : Windgather Press
    This book is about Arcadia and the pastoral tradition; what it has meant for successive generations and their vision of the landscape, as well as the implications this has had for its design and management. Today the concept of Arcadia, and way it... .... Learn More
  7. An Author and a Gardener

    An Author and a Gardener: The Gardens and Friendship of Edith Wharton and Lawrence Johnston [Hardback]

    Allan R. Ruff (Author)


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    ISBN: 9781909686465
    Published by : Windgather Press
    In August 1937 a small group of Edith Wharton’s intimate friends gathered to pay their last respects at her funeral in France. Among that small group of people was her friend for many years, Lawrence ‘Johnnie’ Johnston, the creator of two famous g... .... Learn More
  8. Jacob Weidenmann

    Jacob Weidenmann [Hardback]

    Rudy J. Favretti (Author)


    ISBN: 9780819568472
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Born in Switzerland, Jacob Weidenmann emigrated to the United States in 1856 at the age of twenty-seven after obtaining college-level diplomas in art, architecture, and engineering. The only landscape architect in America so educated, Weidenmann q... .... Learn More
  9. Garden Rhapsody

    Garden Rhapsody: Enchanted English Cottages and Floral Melodies [Hardback]

    Astrid Fischer (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9783937406312
    Published by : Edel Classics GmbH
    A colourful variety of stylistic elements and harmonious landscaping make the cottage garden one of the most vibrant forms of English garden culture. This musical photo-book invites the viewer to join a musical tour of the enchanting world of Engl... .... Learn More
  10. Essay on Gardens

    Essay on Gardens: A Chapter in the French Picturesque [Hardback]

    Samuel Danon (Editor)

    Regular Price: £41.00

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    ISBN: 9780812237221
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Published in 1774, Essay on Gardens is one of the earliest texts showing the progressive shift in French taste from the classical model of the gardens at Versailles to the picturesque or natural style of garden design in the late eighteenth centur... .... Learn More

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