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Le Désert de Retz : a late eighteenth-century French folly garden : the artful landscape of Monsieur de Monville

Author: Diana Ketcham
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: François Nicolas Henri Racine de Monville; François Nicolas Henri Racine de Monville; François Nicolas Henri Racine de Monville
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Ketcham
ISBN: 0262111861 9780262111867
OCLC Number: 29668238
Description: 135 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 28
Contents: Le Desert de Retz --
The Construction of the Desert de Retz, 1774-1789 --
Sect. 2. Models from Antiquity and Analogs in Contemporary Gardens --
Sect. 3. The Desert in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries --
Sect. 4. The Restoration of the Desert de Retz, 1972-1993 --
Sect. 5. Plates from Le Rouge, Jardins anglo-chinois, 1785 --
Afterword / Olivier Choppin de Janvry.
Responsibility: Diana Ketcham.

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