The Medieval Garden

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British Museum Press, 1998 - Gardening - 144 pages
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As well as food and medicine, the medieval garden provided pleasure, repose and refreshment to the senses. From detailed manuscript descriptions and illustrations, this work presents a picture of the various styles of medieval garden from the small enclosed herber to vast cultivated parks of royalty and nobility.

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User Review  - JoClare - LibraryThing

I love this little gem of a book, it appeals both to my wish for historical accuracy, as well as appealing to my love of art with the delightful illustrations of medieval gardens. A great combo of information and visual pleasure, this is a great addition to anyones library. Read full review

The medieval garden

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How does one write about gardens that no longer exist? Landsberg, a garden historian and lecturer who has designed several 13th to 16th century-style gardens, re-creates medieval gardens by analyzing ... Read full review

About the author (1998)

Sylvia Landsberg is a garden historian and lecturer and has re-created several twelth to sixteenth-century gardens.

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