By: Willis, Peter ( Editor )
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, Elysium Press 2002: 2002
Seller ID: 48487
Condition: As New
pp. xxi., 532 including 247 pages of plates. Still in shrinkwrap. A reprint of the original Zwemmer 1977 edition, with a catalogue of new material, and new illustrations. Charles Bridgeman (died 1738) was a key figure in the establishment of "le jardin anglais", that remarkable English invention which was to sweep 18th-century Europe. Bridgeman's role in the transition from the geometric layouts of the early 1700s to the freer designs of Capability Brown was a crucial one. His activities as Royal Gardener to George II and Queen Caroline embraced Hampton Court, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park a... View More...