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Georgian Garden Buildings
Georgian Garden Buildings
Written by Sarah Rutherford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811015
Our Price: $15.95
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Georgian Garden Buildings

Written by Sarah Rutherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Georgian garden buildings often seem monuments to rich mens' folly and whimsy, but they always had a purpose, whether functional or ornamental. Today they are valued for their social history and their key place in the history of architecture and landscape design, as well as often for their sheer beauty or... Read more >
Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden
Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden
Written by Laura Mayer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810490
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Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden

Written by Laura Mayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $12.95

The name Lancelot 'Capability' Brown has become synonymous with the eighteenth-century English landscape garden: between 1751 and 1783 his consultancy handled over 170 major commissions. Ruthlessly efficient, he could stake out the 'capabilities' of a particular terrain within an hour on horseback. Rising to the position of Master Gardener to George... Read more >
Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools
Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools
Written by Vivien Rolf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808091
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Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools

Written by Vivien Rolf


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $12.95

In the eighteenth century most large country estates boasted a bathing house or plunge pool in their grounds: fashionable theories promoted a cold plunge for both sexes for health and hygiene purposes. Built in all shapes and sizes, sometimes just for one person, occasionally for group bathing, they often reflected classical... Read more >
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