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Diary of a Scotch gardener at the French court at the end of the eighteenth century.

Thomas Blaikie

Diary of a Scotch gardener at the French court at the end of the eighteenth century.

Edited, with an introd. by Francis Birrell.

by Thomas Blaikie

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Published by G. Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- France,
  • Gardening -- France,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA Scotch gardener
    ContributionsBirrell, Francis, 1889-1935.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB470 B5 A3 1931
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17034115M

    His time employed by the French aristocracy is recorded in Francis Birrell’s The Diary of a Scotch Gardener at the French Court at the End of the Eighteenth Century. [2] His book Description des Plantes Nouvelles at Peu Connues Cultivées dans le Jardin de J.M. Cels which described plants in the garden of Jacques Martin Cels at. The reowned "Maitre à danser" written by Pierre Rameau, one of the most famous dancing teachers of Paris in the middle of the 18th century, is a significant account of this period. It is not only a dancing, but also an etiquette guide that told the reader how to stand, walk, and how to manage all sorts of everyday situations with grace.

      In the words of Milburg Francisco Mansfield, an earlyth-century historian, “Turning back the pages of history one finds that each people, each century, possessed its own specious variety of garden.” Like everything else in home design, gardens follow trends, and two of the most long-running competitors for gardeners’ attention have been English and French gardens. A neglected garden. A cottage that holds a secret. A mysterious and handsome Frenchman. Prepare to be "spellbound by the sheer charm" (Daily Express, UK) of Santa Montefiore's tender and powerful novel about passion, loss, and the healing power of begins as Miranda and David Claybourne move into a country house with a once-beautiful garden/5(5).

    A Diary from Dixie, as Written by Mary Boykin Chesnut, Wife of James Chesnut, Jr., United States Senator from South Carolina, , and Afterward an Aide to Jefferson Davis and a Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army. By Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut, Book Description: Published in , Essay on Gardens is one of the earliest texts showing the progressive shift in French taste from the classical model of the gardens at Versailles to the picturesque or natural style of garden design in the late eighteenth century.


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