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The London Square: Gardens in the Midst of Town

Todd Longstaffe-Gowan
Format
Book
Published
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press ; [London] : Paul Mellon Center for Studies in British Art, c2012.
Language
English
Variant Title
Gardens in the midst of town
ISBN
9780300152012 (cloth), 0300152019 (cloth)
Contents
  • A new attribute of 'the seat imperial of this kingdom'
  • Adorning squares in the 'rural manner'
  • 'Squares that court the breeze'
  • 'Genuine squares', 'new squares' and 'places'
  • Squares 'going down in the world'
  • The threatened loss of 'invaluable lung spaces'
  • Post-war planning and the square to the present
  • Epilogue. Giving 'new life to the enthusiasm for squares'.
Description
ix, 334 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-322) and index.
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