COMING SOON - PUBLISHED 12th OCTOBER
Author: Tom Williamson
About the author:
Humphry Repton (1752-1818) remains one of England's most interesting and prolific garden and landscape designers. Renowned for his innovative design proposals and distinctive before-and-after images, captured in his famous "Red Books," Repton's astonishing career represents the link between the simple parklands of his predecessor Capability Brown and the more elaborate, structured, and formal landscapes of the Victorian age.
This lavishly illustrated book, based on a wealth of new research, reinterprets Repton's life, working methods, and designs, and examines why they proved so popular in a rapidly changing world.
About the book:
Tom Williamson is professor of landscape history at the University of East Anglia and coauthor of Lancelot Brown and the Capability Men: Landscape Revolution in Eighteenth-Century England, also published by Reaktion Books.
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