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The Gardens and Parks at Hampton Court Palace

£4.99

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Hampton Court Palace has the finest Baroque park and garden layout in Britain. Set within 2,000 acres of parkland and bounded on its south and east sides by the River Thames, the historic landscape possesses a rich overlay of garden improvements from the early 16th to the 21st centuries. This book explores the history of this landscape. Among the many themes it addresses are the role and impact of patrons, designers and estate workers; planting and horticultural techniques; statuary, fountains and other garden ornaments; and maintenance and conservation. The photographs by Vivian Russell that accompany the text constitute the most comprehensive topographical survey of the palace's gardens since the late 18th century.

Good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Longstaffe-Gowan, Todd
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0711223688
ISBN-13:
9780711223684
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln

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Hampton Court Palace has the finest Baroque park and garden layout in Britain. Set within 2,000 acres of parkland and bounded on its south and east sides by the River Thames, the historic landscape possesses a rich overlay of garden improvements from the early 16th to the 21st centuries. This book explores the history of this landscape. Among the many themes it addresses are the role and impact of patrons, designers and estate workers; planting and horticultural techniques; statuary, fountains and other garden ornaments; and maintenance and conservation. The photographs by Vivian Russell that accompany the text constitute the most comprehensive topographical survey of the palace's gardens since the late 18th century.

Good condition.

Author(s):
Longstaffe-Gowan, Todd
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0711223688
ISBN-13:
9780711223684
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln

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