Princely Gardens: The Origins and Development of the French Formal Style

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Random House Incorporated, 1986 - Gardening - 320 pages
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Provides an analysis of the evolution of the formal French style of landscape architecture during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, complemented by illustrations of the great gardens of Versailles, the Tuileries, Chantilly, and Fontainebleau

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Princely gardens: the origins and development of the French formal style

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Woodbridge, noted garden historian, presents a well-researched study of the great 17th and 18th century French gardensincredible labors of art, creativity, and devotionmany of which no longer exist ... Read full review


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