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The Gardens at San Lorenzo in Piacenza, 1656-1665

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$95.00 • £76.95 • €85.50

ISBN 9780884023029

Publication Date: 09/30/2006

Short

  • Acknowledgments
  • Volume I
    • 1. Introduction
      • The Garden Notebook
      • The Owner and Location of the Gardens
      • A Duchess Mother and a Jesuit Father: A Garden Alliance
      • Interpreting the Manuscript
    • 2. The Plans of the Flower Gardens
      • The Topographical Reconstruction
      • The Early Garden
      • The Nine-Star Garden
      • The Star-Centered Garden
      • Father Ganducci and Garden Design
    • 3. The Planting Design
      • The Planting at San Lorenzo
      • The Planting of the Early Garden (see Plan 1 insert at back of book)
      • The Planting of the Nine-Star Garden in 1662 and 1664 (see Plan 2a and 2b inserts at back of book)
      • The Planting of the Star-Centered Garden in 1665 (see Plan 3 insert at back of book)
      • Conclusion
    • Appendix A: Description and Transcriptions
      • Appendix A.1 Description of the Manuscript
      • Appendix A.2 Transcription and Translation of the Garden Journal
      • Appendix A.3
        • A. Transcription of the Nine-Star Garden Planting Plan in 1662
        • B. Transcription of the Nine-Star Garden Planting Plan in 1664
        • C. Transcription of Tulips Planted in the Star-Centered Garden in 1665
        • D. Transcription of the Lit of Tulips Purchased in 1665
        • E. Transcription of Sown Annual and Perennial Plant Lit
        • F. Lit and Botanical Identification of Sown Plants
    • Appendix B: Plants at San Lorenzo, 1656–1665
      • Appendices B.1–5
      • The sources
      • Italian Manuscripts
      • Dutch Tulip Book Manuscripts
      • Printed Sources including Plant Catalogues
      • Appendix B.1 Plants in the Early Garden in 1656
      • Appendix B.2 Plants in the Nine-Star Garden in 1662
      • Appendix B.3 Plants in the Nine-Star Garden in 1664
      • Appendix B.4 Plants in the Star-Centered Garden in 1665
      • Appendix B.5
        • A. Acquisition Lit of French Tulips [ca. 1664–65] in (Fol. [VIIIr])
        • B. Tulips on the Acquisition Lit (1664–65) Not Appearing in Planting Schemes
    • Bibliography
      • Abbreviations
      • Manuscripts
      • Maps and Catato Regiters
      • Sources Published before 1900
      • Sources Published after 1900
    • Topographical Reconstruction Maps (inserted at back of book)
      • Plan 1: The Flower Garden at San Lorenzo in 1656
      • Plan 2a: The Nine-Star Garden in 1662
      • Plan 2b: The Nine-Star Garden in 1664
      • Plan 3: The Star-Centered Garden in 1665
    • Volume II
      • The Manuscript Planting Notebook (reproduction)

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