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Knot Gardens and Parterres

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This work on knot gardens and parterres is written in two parts. The first unravels the tangled story of the knot garden as it transforms itself from the curious knot of Tudor times into the great embroidered layouts of the 17th century. The English landscape all but obliterated formal patterns but they emerge again with the flamboyance of the Victorian parterre. Here, ful ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published August 9th 2006 by Barn Elms Publishing
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Marvelously illustrated with beautiful photos. Packed with information, written for the UK but much applies to the U S. an absolute must have for anyone interested in formal gardens.
Beautiful book with the History written in a stylish manner & understandable.Some of the photos are simply beautiful!
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