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Omfatter også følgende navne: Edward Hyam, Hyams Edward, Edward S. Hyams

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Capability Brown and Humphry Repton (1971) 39 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Soil and Civilization (1976) 39 eksemplarer
The English garden (1966) 37 eksemplarer
A History of Gardens and Gardening (1971) 36 eksemplarer
Great botanical gardens of the world (1969) 35 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Changing Face of Britain (Paladin Books) (1974) 24 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
English cottage gardens (1970) 16 eksemplarer
A dictionary of modern revolution (1973) 16 eksemplarer
Irish gardens 14 eksemplarer
Killing No Murder (1969) 11 eksemplarer
The Orchard and Fruit Garden (1961) 5 eksemplarer
Astrologen (1976) 4 eksemplarer
All We Possess 4 eksemplarer
The Gardener's Bedside Book (1968) 4 eksemplarer
THE STORY OF ENGLANDS FLORA (1979) 3 eksemplarer
998 3 eksemplarer
An Englishman's garden (1967) 3 eksemplarer
Survival Gardening (1975) 3 eksemplarer
Tillotson (2017) 3 eksemplarer
The final agenda (1973) 2 eksemplarer
Death Lottery (1971) 2 eksemplarer
Prince Habib's Iceberg (1975) 2 eksemplarer
New Statesmanship: an Anthology, (1963) 2 eksemplarer
Pleasure from plants 2 eksemplarer
Gentian Violet (1953) 2 eksemplarer
Ornamental Shrubs May Flowering (1965) 2 eksemplarer
Morrow's Ants (1975) 2 eksemplarer
Sylvestre 1 eksemplar, 1 anmeldelse
Traveller's Bedside Book (1970) 1 eksemplar
A perfect stranger (1968) 1 eksemplar
ENGLISH HERITAGE 1 eksemplar
Strawberry Growing Complete (1962) 1 eksemplar
The speaking garden (1959) 1 eksemplar
Into The Dream 1 eksemplar

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The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories (1984) — Bidragyder — 122 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
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The Faber Book of Gardens (2007) — Bidragyder — 45 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The Fourth Ghost Book (1968) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver25 eksemplarer
The New Scientist, 5 September 1957 (1957) — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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Juridisk navn
Hyams, Edward Solomon
Fødselsdato
1910
Dødsdag
1975
Køn
male
Nationalitet
UK
Fødested
London, England, UK
Dødssted
Besancon, France
Bopæl
Kent, England, UK
Erhverv
writer

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WIth a title like this I've come to expect great photography as well as great scholarship. Maybe the scholarship is there but there is a certain formulaic regularity about the whole volume that detracts from it. Ok it was written in 1969 so is now 55 years old and lots of technical developments have taken place over this time....especially with colour printing. Where I'm looking at gardens of the world, I want to be inspired and the photographs are the best way of doing this. I have a number of books on gardens ...many of the books quite modern but it's still rare to find a photographer who will take the time to get up before dawn and still be lingering at duck to take advantage of the lighting. All too often the photos are taken in the middle of the day (when the photographer happened to be there) and they suffer from overly harsh contrast and lighting.And this book falls prey to this problem. Basically, I think the subject is too broad. For example, with Japan, rather than focus on just one superb garden the authors try to cover-off a whole series of gardens in different parts of the country. Hence you get a few words about many different gardens but not enough to get some real understanding gf the garden. Actually, I found the book deeply unsatisfying som as I'm having to downsize by library anyway, this particular book will be going to the Lifeline sale. I give it two stars.… (mere)
 
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booktsunami | Jan 22, 2024 |
Sono particolarmente legato a questo libro. Per varie ragioni. Mi ricorda della vecchia Inghilterra, quella dei Beatles, Mary Quant, Mr Profumo, Harperbury, St. Albans, Shabu & Reneè, Puck & Joseanne e poi ancora Arthur Young e le Country Houses, la Rivoluzione Agricola e il Landscaping... per finire alla mia tesi sulla Rivoluzione Agricola nel '700 inglese. E mi ricorda anche del mio grande Maestro, l'anglista Fernando Ferrara. Capability Brown mi ricorda anche il moderno Veltroni col suo "Yes, we can". Ma Capability, "faceva" davvero. Trasformava terreni aridi in prati e giardini, paesaggi incantati e terreni arati e coltivati. "Yes, he really could". "Uolter" "can't"... Vedi dove ti porta un libro? Da Capability Brown a Veltroni....… (mere)
 
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AntonioGallo | Nov 2, 2017 |
Livre bizarre, écrit par un auteur, jardinier émérite et anarchiste, qui a écrit 120 livres, dont très peu ont été traduits en français.
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Carolus | Jul 6, 2008 |
Explores the political and social basis for the landscape and its environment. For me far more interesting then having dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and the cattle, and over all the wild animals and all the creatures that crawl on the ground.
 
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ablueidol | Nov 20, 2006 |

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