Persian Gardens and Garden Pavilions
This study traces the history of gardens in Iran from the earliest remains of the Timurid period to those of the Qajar dynasty of the nineteenth century. Illustrations from early travel books and paintings show the original conditions of now ruined gardens.
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three Imperial Isfahan in the Safavid Period
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