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Author Brookes, John.

Title Gardens of paradise : the history and design of the great Islamic gardens / John Brookes
Published London : Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1987
London : Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1987


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Description 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction -- The Concept of the Paradise Garden -- Garden Origins -- Muslim Spain -- Persia -- Mughal India -- North Africa, Egypt, Sicily and the Ottoman Empire -- Water and Plants in the Islamic Landscape -- The Islamic Garden Today and its Future -- Notes on Designing a Garden in the Middle East -- Chronology
Analysis Islamic gardens Design & construction to 1986
Notes Includes index
Map on lining papers
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 235-236
Subject Islamic gardens -- History.
LC no. 88040370
ISBN 0297786822