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The English Rococo garden

Author: Michael Symes
Publisher: Princes Risborough : Shire, 2005.
Series: Shire garden history, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Delightful, eccentric, capricious, bizarre - the English Rococo garden, an intriguing branch of eighteenth-century horticulture, was all these and more. This book relates the components of the Rococo garden to movements in art and architecture that had developed in Britain and in Europe, and shows its appeal to amateur designers and owners.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Symes
ISBN: 074780625X 9780747806257
OCLC Number: 57749645
Notes: Previous edition: 1991.
Description: 80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction /Rocks and shells /Garden sculpture /Flowers and serpentines /'Twickenhamshire' rococo /Thomas Robins and Thomas Wright /Gothic /Chinoiserie /Sanderson Miller /Rococo ensembles /The rococo garden: Painswick and Hampton Court House /Further reading /Gardens to visit /Index
Series Title: Shire garden history, 5.
Responsibility: Michael Symes.

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