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English Landscape Architects - Joseph Paxton, John Vanbrugh, Edward Kemp, Vita Sackville-West, Edward Milner, William Emes, Randoll Coate (Paperback) Loot Price: R320
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English Landscape Architects - Joseph Paxton, John Vanbrugh, Edward Kemp, Vita Sackville-West, Edward Milner, William Emes,...

English Landscape Architects - Joseph Paxton, John Vanbrugh, Edward Kemp, Vita Sackville-West, Edward Milner, William Emes, Randoll Coate (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Joseph Paxton, John Vanbrugh, Edward Kemp, Vita Sackville-West, Edward Milner, William Emes, Randoll Coate, Croome collection, Nancy Lancaster, Joseph Forsyth Johnson, William Andrews Nesfield, Inigo Triggs, Charles Bridgeman, Walter Godfrey, Sir Uvedale Price, 1st Baronet, Gordon Cullen, Batty Langley, William Goldring, Henry Wise, Rosemary Verey, Ernest Law, Tom Turner, Geoffrey Jellicoe, Philip Southcote, James Towillis, Arabella Lennox-Boyd, Brenda Colvin, Marjory Allen, Lady Allen of Hurtwood, Harold Peto, Brian Clouston, Alice Bowe, John Hancock, Henry Hoare, Russell Page, Oliver Hill, Sylvia Crowe, John Webb, William Henderson, Ivan Hicks, Robert Holden, George London. Excerpt: Sir John Vanbrugh (; 24 January 1664 (baptised) - 26 March 1726) was an English architect and dramatist, perhaps best known as the designer of Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard. He wrote two argumentative and outspoken Restoration comedies, The Relapse (1696) and The Provoked Wife (1697), which have become enduring stage favourites but originally occasioned much controversy. He was knighted in 1714. Vanbrugh was in many senses a radical throughout his life. As a young man and a committed Whig, he was part of the scheme to overthrow James II, put William III on the throne and protect English parliamentary democracy, and he was imprisoned by the French as a political prisoner. In his career as a playwright, he offended many sections of Restoration and 18th century society, not only by the sexual explicitness of his plays, but also by their messages in defence of women's rights in marriage. He was attacked on both counts, and was one of the prime targets of Jeremy Collier's Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage. In his architectural career, he created what came to be known as English Baroque. His architectural...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2011
First published: September 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-52892-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-52892-1
Barcode: 9781155528922

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