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Jane Austen and the English Landscape

By: Batey, Mavis

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Barn Elms: 1996

Seller ID: 008850

ISBN: 1899531025

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 135, a very good copy in dustwrapper. Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 135, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Landscape historian Batey explores real and fictional settings of Austen's novels. In each chapter she uses a different Austen novel to discuss the style of gardens and landscapes during the early 19th century and Regency England. A continuing theme is the tension between Georgian propriety and the challenging Romantic ideals as they played out in the English landscape. Jane Austen was deeply inspired by the landscap... View more info

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Oxford Gardens - the University.s influence on garden history

By: Batey, Mavis

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Amersham, Scolar Press: 1986

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 015361

ISBN: 0859677249

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Illustrated, small octavo, pp xvi, 256, very slight signs of use internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn, a crease to the spine. [From the library of the botanist Frank White, with his signature to the front endpaper.] View more info