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Hertfordshire Garden History Volume 2: Gardens Pleasant, Groves Delicious

Hertfordshire Garden History Volume 2: Gardens Pleasant, Groves Delicious

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Longueur: 413 pages4 heures

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This second volume of Hertfordshire garden history considers how Hertfordshire’s historic parks and gardens have been influenced by, and reflect, the social and economic history of their time. Beginning with the hunting parks and Renaissance gardens of the Bacons, Cecils, and Capels in the 16th and 17th centuriesand their gradual replacement by designed landscapesthis book shows how, in Hertfordshire, individuals have long sought greater space and comfort within easy reach of the capital, London. With examples from both well-known and less-visible or vanished gardens from the past 500 years, it is sure to delight garden enthusiasts.
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Hertfordshire Garden History Volume 2: Gardens Pleasant, Groves Delicious

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Hertfordshire Garden History Volume 2: Gardens Pleasant, Groves Delicious

Longueur: 413 pages4 heures

Description

This second volume of Hertfordshire garden history considers how Hertfordshire’s historic parks and gardens have been influenced by, and reflect, the social and economic history of their time. Beginning with the hunting parks and Renaissance gardens of the Bacons, Cecils, and Capels in the 16th and 17th centuriesand their gradual replacement by designed landscapesthis book shows how, in Hertfordshire, individuals have long sought greater space and comfort within easy reach of the capital, London. With examples from both well-known and less-visible or vanished gardens from the past 500 years, it is sure to delight garden enthusiasts.
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