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However, his work extended far beyond such projects, and included a remarkable variety of temples, belvederes, pyramids and many other features which he designed for the gardens and parks of the estates at which he worked. The originality of such work has shown that Vanbrugh played a crucial role in the development of the eighteenth-century English garden, and this unique and fascinating book uses the fruits of new research to assess just what contribution this great man made to our heritage.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750934664
ISBN-10: 0750934662
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Christopher Ridgway

Christopher Ridgeway is Curator at Castle Howard and has written and lectured widely on its architecture, gardens and collections. Robert Williams is an art book editor based in London and a research author for the collections at Oak Spring Garden Library, Upperville, Virginia.

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