Follies of Europe: architectural extravaganzas

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Garden Art Press, Aug 25, 2008 - Architecture - 256 pages
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From the magical, ambitious charm of Portmeirion in North-West Wales, to the marvellous eccentricity of La Scarzuola of Montegabbione, Umbria, with its Staircase of Knowledge and Crystal pyramid, this book explores follies, extravagant structures erected

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CONTENTS
6
Classicism Grandeur
63
Romanticism Innovation
133

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Caroline Holmes is a leading gardening consultant, designer, lecturer, and broadcaster. A past chairman of the Herb Society, she regularly lectures and leads garden tours in Europe and America. She is the author of "Monet at Giverny" (2001) and also edited and contributed to" Icons of Garden Design" (2001).

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