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THE GARDENS AT SAN LORENZO IN PIACENZA, 1656-1665: A MANUSCRIPT PLANTING NOTEBOOK WITH A STUDY, TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION. Ada V. Segre. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., 2006. Distributed by Harvard University Press, Cambridge. Two volumes. 32 x 24 cm. Vol. 1: 116 pp. with 35 ills. (30 col.) and 4 folded garden plans. Vol. 2 (The Manuscript Planting Notebook, paperbound): 64 pp. (6 loose, one folded). LC 2005-24569 ISBN 0884023028 In English.
ISBN-13: 978-0-88402-302-9 This two-volume set presents a reproduction of an anonymous Italian gardening notebook compiled between 1656 and 1665 (held in the Rare Books Collection of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Washington, D.C.) along with a substantial scholarly study of the notebook and its importance as a source of information on 17th-century Italian garden design and practice.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1600-1800 — Landscape and Garden Design
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 123509
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