Category Archives: Brown: Books

‘Capability’ Brown – Start Your Voyage of Discovery!

A steady trickle of media articles concerning Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown is building to quite a flow at the moment as the 2016 Festival Year picks up pace. For many people it will be enough to read an article or two, and in … Continue reading

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National Poetry Day

Today, 2nd October, has been National Poetry Day so I thought I’d dig out a book I stumbled across some while ago by James Muirden called 100 Brits – A rhyming history from Bede to Beckham. Before you click out, there is … Continue reading

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CAPABILITY BROWN by Dorothy Stroud.

Published by Country Life Ltd, Faber & Faber. Considered by many to be the master work on Brown, this book has served as the first port for reference since first published in 1950. Dorothy Stroud herself had a mesmerizing career, and in … Continue reading

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CAPABILITY BROWN AND THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH LANDSCAPE

by Roger Turner. Published by Phillimore & co. ISBN 1 86077 114 9  To those with ‘a poet’s feeling or a painter’s eye’ this book is DEDICATED More than a book simply focusing on Brown, this study also takes account … Continue reading

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CAPABILITY BROWN AND THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN.

CAPABILITY BROWN AND THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN by  LAURA MAYER. Shire Publications. ISBN-13: 978 0 74780 049 0 A compact book of the Shire Library series and published in 2011. It is however not light on detail, and is a great first reference for … Continue reading

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