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Mirrors of infinity : the French formal garden and 17th-century metaphysics

Author: Allen S Weiss
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©1995.
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Weiss, Allen S., 1953-
Mirrors of infinity.
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)610037118
Online version:
Weiss, Allen S., 1953-
Mirrors of infinity.
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)624437565
Named Person: André Le Nôtre; André Le Nôtre
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen S Weiss
ISBN: 1568980507 9781568980508
OCLC Number: 32391472
Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: Gardens of the Imagination --
Baroque Reflections, Neoclassic Infections --
Vaux-le-Vicomte: Anamorphosis Abscondita --
Versailles: Versions of the Sun, The Fearful Difference --
Chantilly: A Garden of Mirrors --
Postface: Other Fantasies.
Other Titles: Miroirs de l'infini.
Responsibility: Allen S. Weiss.
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What gives this book its intensity and subtle dynamism is the imaginary potential of these gardens...their reserve of desires and passion. "ANY"

 
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