China and Gardens of Europe of the Eighteenth Century
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China and Gardens of Europe of the Eighteenth Century
Osvald Siren
The Ronald Press Company, 1950
L0071


First Edition. 192 photographs; 16 color plates. Bound in publisher's green cloth. Hardcover. Text describes Chinese style elements in garden design and garden structures at the time of the chinoiserie vogue in decoration, notably in England, France, and Sweden; includes bibliography, and index. In addition, profusely illustrated. From the author's preface: "The authors main endeavor in discussing the material and researches here has been to trace the general current of Chinese influence on the art of gardening in Europe during the later part of the eighteenth century and to illustrate by pictures and descriptions its course in England, France, and Sweden". From the Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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