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Le Désert de Retz : le jardin pittoresque de Monsieur de Monville : a late eighteenth-century French folly garden / by Diana Ketcham.

Author/Creator:
Ketcham, Diana.
Publication:
San Francisco : Arion Press, 1990.
Format/Description:
Book
113 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 27 x 42 cm.
Subjects:
Monville, François Nicolas Henri Racine.
Gardens -- France -- Chambourcy.
Follies (Architecture) -- France -- Chambourcy.
Désert de Retz (Chambourcy, France) -- History.
Désert de Retz (Chambourcy, France) in art.
Notes:
"A history of this landscape garden and its architectural monuments, including the false ruin, La Colonne Détruite, from its origins on the eve of the French Revolution to its present restoration; with a preface by Olivier Choppin de Janvry; providing texts in English and French; illustrated with historical views of the park and related sites, a facsimile of the 26 engravings of the Désert in Jardins anglo-chinois à la mode of Le Rouge from 1785, and 32 photographs of the grounds and fabriques from 1988 by Michael Kenna."
"The edition is limited to 400 copies for sale"--Colophon.
Bibliography: p. 45.
Contributor:
Le Rouge, Georges-Louis.
Kenna, Michael.
OCLC:
22382525
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