Humphry Repton : landscape design in an age of revolution (eBook, 2020) []
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Humphry Repton : landscape design in an age of revolution

Humphry Repton : landscape design in an age of revolution

Author: Tom Williamson
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, Limited, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williamson, Tom.
Humphry Repton : Landscape Design in an Age of Revolution.
London : Reaktion Books, Limited, ©2020
Named Person: Humphry Repton; Humphry Repton
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Williamson
ISBN: 1789143004 9781789143003
OCLC Number: 1202453451
Description: 1 online resource (309 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introducing Humphry Repton --
1. Before Repton --
2. The Shape of a Career --
3. Repton in Business: Working Methods --
4. The Public Landscape: 'Character' and 'Appropriation' --
5. Domesticity and 'Cheerfulness' --
6. Shaping Style: Influences, Contemporaries, Social Change --
Epilogue: Repton's Legacy --
References --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgements --
Photo Acknowledgements --
Responsibility: Tom Williamson.


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"Humphry Repton, from Jane Austen's world, took a totally different approach. An elegant new life of him by Williamson sheds more light on his working methods than earlier studies. . . . Repton Read more...

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