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Author Stewart, Jacqueline Widmar

Title Parks and gardens in greater Paris / Jacqueline Widmar Stewart

Publ Info Stuttgart ; London : Axel Menges, [2012]
2012
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Arch  ARCH SB466.F82 P3757 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript 191 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 31 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 25)
Contents Scenes from a heavily wooded history -- Vague traces of antiquity -- Palatial settings -- The Napoleon III legacy -- A world's fair souvenir -- Island promenades -- Artists' gifts to the ages -- Private benefactors' gardens : reaping the rich dividends of financial sucess and passion -- 20th- and 21st-century Parisian make-overs : from eyesore to Eden -- Pictorial section
LC subject Parks -- France -- Paris -- Pictorial works
Gardens -- France -- Paris -- Pictorial works
Parks -- France -- Paris -- History
Gardens -- France -- Paris -- History
ISBN 9783936681512 (hbk.)
3936681511 (hbk.)