Hertfordshire Garden History Volume 2: Gardens Pleasant, Groves Delicious (Paperback)

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Hertfordshire Garden History Volume 2: Gardens Pleasant, Groves Delicious (Paperback)

By Deborah Spring (Editor)

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This second volume of Hertfordshire garden history considers how Hertfordshire’s historic parks and gardens have been influenced by, and reflect, the social and economic history of their time. Beginning with the hunting parks and Renaissance gardens of the Bacons, Cecils, and Capels in the 16th and 17th centuries—and their gradual replacement by designed landscapes—this book shows how, in Hertfordshire, individuals have long sought greater space and comfort within easy reach of the capital, London. With examples from both well-known and less-visible or vanished gardens from the past 500 years, it is sure to delight garden enthusiasts.

Deborah Spring is a writing coach at the University of London, a member of the Hertfordshire Gardens Trust, and a former academic publisher.

Product Details ISBN: 9781907396816
ISBN-10: 1907396810
Publisher: Hertfordshire Publications
Publication Date: September 1st, 2012
Pages: 256
Language: English