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Author Campitelli, Alberta.

Title The Vatican gardens : an architectural and horticultural history / Alberta Campitelli ; translated by Ceil Friedman.

Imprint New York : Abbeville Press ; Città del Vaticano : Musei Vaticani, Libreria Editorice Vaticana, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    712.09456 CAM    Available
Edition 1st ed., English-language ed.
Description 352 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 34 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Origins and first developments from Nicholas III (1277-80) to Nicholas V (1447-55) -- The belvedere of Innocent VIII (1484-92) and the courtyard-garden-theater of Julius II (1503-13) and Donato Bramante -- The secret garden of Paul III (1534-49) and the contribution of Jacopo Meleghino -- The casina of Pius IV (1559-65) and the Giardino dei Semplici -- The first decades of the seventeenth century: the fountains of Paul V (1605-21) and Johannes Faber, "gardener" extraordinaire -- The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: garden practices and botanical innovations -- The nineteenth century: the French occupation, English style, and the "gardener popes" -- The new image of the city-state, 1900-1930 and beyond: gardens, fountains, buildings, and monuments -- Papal holidays and the villa in Castel Gandolfo: the Middle Ages to the twentieth century.
Language Translated from the Italian.
Subject Gardens -- Vatican City -- History.
Gardens, Italian -- Vatican City -- History.
ISBN 9780789210487 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0789210487 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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