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Product Description: Thomas Whatley's Observations on Modern Gardening (1770) is the first contemporary study of what has come to be known as the English landscape garden, often claimed to be the country's greatest original contribution to thefine arts...read more
By Michael Symes (introduced by) and Thomas Whately

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9781783271023 | Boydell Pr, May 19, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Thomas Whatley's Observations on Modern Gardening (1770) is the first contemporary study of what has come to be known as the English landscape garden, often claimed to be the country's greatest original contribution to thefine arts.

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Product Description: In the eighteenth century, the English landscape garden became a major source of inspiration throughout Europe and Russia. It was not merely emulated but adapted to suit local conditions and contexts. In this lavishly illustrated book, Michael Symes describes how the landscape garden came to hold different significance in countries due to the differing geopolitical character, including a distinct divide between Catholics and Protestants...read more

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9781848023574 | English Heritage, August 15, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In the eighteenth century, the English landscape garden became a major source of inspiration throughout Europe and Russia.

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Product Description: As the number of visitors to historic gardens has increased dramatically in recent years, demand has grown for information about the history both of individual gardens and of garden styles. This alphabetical glossary of over five hundred entries explains and illustrates such terms so that readers of garden literature and visitors to gardens may appreciate more fully what they are reading about or seeing...read more

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9780747806462 | 3 edition (Shire Pubns, November 12, 2006), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: As the number of visitors to historic gardens has increased dramatically in recent years, demand has grown for information about the history both of individual gardens and of garden styles.
9780747804390 | 2 edition (Shire Pubns, April 1, 2000), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Michael Symes explains the differences between terms that often confuse gardening enthusiasts.

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Product Description: 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 particular appeal to amateur designers and owners...read more

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9780747806257 | Shire Pubns, July 19, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Delightful, eccentric, capricious, bizarre - the English Rococo garden, an intriguing branch of eighteenth-century horticulture, was all these and more.

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Product Description: How has magic as a present-day entertainment come about? This book surveys the history of magic from about 1800 and looks at some of the lively characters who have contributed to its development performers who would often demonstrate not only miraculous feats of conjuring but also considerable powers of showmanship...read more

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9780747806042 | Shire Pubns, September 1, 2004, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: How has magic as a present-day entertainment come about?

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9780747803201 | Shire Pubns, July 1, 1996, cover price $15.95

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