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Fountains and Water Features (Shire Library) Paperback – March 4, 2008


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If you've ever visited a country house and marvelled at its grand water feature you'll find the images in this hardback mesmerizing. But it's much more than a coffee table book and a fascinating insight into how water features have transformed gardens down the centuries from Egyptian to ultra modern. --Amateur Gardening

Well-written and informative, it will delight those interested in the history of water features and the surroundings in which they are found. --Garden --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Rosalind Hopwood is an art historian with a special interest in fountains and water features. Her PhD thesis on 'The Origins of the Renaissance Figure Fountain' involved extensive travel in Europe and traced the history of water features and development of hydraulic technology. She has lectured on art and garden history and is a member of the Fountain Society an the Garden History Society.

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