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Essay on gardens : a chapter in the French picturesque translated into English for the first time /
Claude-Henri Watelet ; edited and translated by Samuel Danon ; introduction by Joseph Disponzio.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2003.
vi, 90 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
0812237226 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2003.
0812237226 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [85]-87).
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Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Essay on Gardensp. 17
Forewordp. 19
On Gardensp. 21
Utilitarian Establishmentsp. 22
The Embellished Farmp. 25
Early Parksp. 33
Modern Parksp. 35
The Nature of the Terrainp. 37
Orientationp. 38
Treesp. 38
Waterp. 39
Spacep. 40
Flowersp. 40
Rocks and Grottoesp. 41
Garden Stylesp. 41
The Poetic Stylep. 42
The Romantic Stylep. 44
Pleasure Gardensp. 45
The Chinese Gardenp. 56
The French Garden - Letter to a Friendp. 60
Notesp. 73
Bibliographyp. 85
Indexp. 89
Acknowledgmentsp. 91
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