The Quest for Shakespeare's Garden
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Published in association with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, The Quest for Shakespeare s Garden traces the origins of garden history and the Elizabethan garden, as well as telling the story of the Bard s own garden in Stratford-upon-Avon. Beautifully presented, the text is accompanied by quotations from Shakespeare s works and lush illustrations of his gardens, past and present, plucked from a multitude of sources including embroidered Elizabethan clothing and Victorian gardening books, as well as various gardens around the world.
Roy Strong s detailed account is inspired by Shakespeare s works and supplemented by Francis Bacon s 1625 essay Of Gardens" which provides Elizabethan-era advice to garden enthusiasts on such topics as topiary, seasonal gardens, scents, aviaries, and more."
Book details and technical specifications
Published: December 2016
Number of pages: 112
Width: 16.6 mm
Height: 1.7 mm
Depth: 23.6 mm
Publisher: not specified
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