Locus Amoenus: Gardens and Horticulture in the Renaissance
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 2, 2012 - History - 210 pages
Locus Amoenus provides a pioneering collection of new perspectives on Renaissance garden history, and the impact of its development. Experts in the field illustrate the extent of our knowledge of how the natural world looked and how humans related to their environment.
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