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In Search of English Gardens By John Claudius Loudon

In Search of English Gardens
by John Claudius Loudon

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In the early 1830s and 40s John Claudius Loudon - creator of the first gardening magazine - and his wife journeyed through the countryside of Britain, recording all they saw. Loudon was obsessed by a desire to recall the great country parks and gardens of a nation in an era of impending change.
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In Search of English Gardens: Travels of John Claudius Loudon and His Wife Jane by John Claudius Loudon

In the early 1830s and 40s John Claudius Loudon - creator of the first gardening magazine - and his young wife journeyed through the countryside of Britain, recording all they saw. Loudon was obsessed by a desire to recall the great country parks and gardens of a nation in an era of impending change. They travelled to Blenheim Palace, Alton Towers, Woburn Abbey, Windsor Castle, Stourhead and Chatsworth, the great gardens of Fonthill, Dropmore Woven into the narrative is a fascinating gallery of characters - innkeeper's daughters, illiterate old gardeners, pious landlords and genteel widows all with one thing in common - the desire to create the finest garden.

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GOR001063349
In Search of English Gardens: Travels of John Claudius Loudon and His Wife Jane by John Claudius Loudon
John Claudius Loudon
National Trust classics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1990-04-12
256
0712637311
9780712637312
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