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Mediaeval Gardens., Harvey, John

Author Name    Harvey, John

Title   Mediaeval Gardens.

Binding   Hardcover in DJ.

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Size   Quarto

Publisher    Timber Press 1981.

ISBN Number    0917304691 / 9780917304699

Seller ID   2637

199 pp over 100 illus. The book demonstrates with the aid of illustrations that from the eleventh century at least, plants were grown and gardens laid out for their beauty as well as for their usefulness, and that gardening was linked to the planting of orchards and the formation of parks. While the main emphasis of the book is on English gardens, chapters deal with the influence of Southern Europe, notably Spain and Italy, and with the gradual introduction of foreign plants."

Price = 200.00 USD



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