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Creator:
Longstaffe-Gowan, Todd, 1960-
Title(s):

The London Square : gardens in the midst of town / Todd Longstaffe-Gowan.

Additional Title(s):

Gardens in the midst of town

Published/Created:
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2012.
Physical Description:
ix, 334 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
SB466.G75 L645 2012 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Garden squares -- England -- London.
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  • A new attribute of 'the seat imperial of this kingdom'
  • Adorning squares in the 'rural manner'
  • 'Squares that court the breeze'
  • 'Genuine squares', 'new squares' and 'places'
  • Squares 'going down in the world'
  • The threatened loss of 'invaluable lung spaces'
  • Post-war planning and the square to the present
  • Epilogue. Giving 'new life to the enthusiasm for squares'.