A Photographic Garden History

By: Phillips, Roger & Foy, Nicky

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Very well illustrated, tall quarto, pp 320, very slightly used internally, cloth showing the faintest signs of use, in a slightly worn and frayed dustwrapper. [This reference contains over 900 photographs illustrating the gardens of the world and the developments in garden history. It ranges from the early Roman peristyle gardens as seen at Pompeii to the French Formal styles of Versailles to native plant gardens in the New World of Australia and North America. The book also contains a large collection of Chinese and Japanese gardens and many of the most influential and well-known gardens such as Sissinghurst, Giverny and Hidcote. Many more gardens are visited and their significance in garden history explained. Interspersed throughout are spreads on specific aspects of gardening such as garden sculpture, fountains, furniture, topiary, and water gardens.]

Title: A Photographic Garden History

Author Name: Phillips, Roger & Foy, Nicky

Categories: Garden History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1995

ISBN Number: 0333638263

ISBN Number 13: 9780333638262

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Slightly worn and frayed

Seller ID: 012535