Title: Italian gardens
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Elgood, George Samuel, 1851-
Publisher: London, New York, Bombay & Calcutta : Longmans, Green and Co.
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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, Villa Imperiali . Villa Arson : Fountain of Venus A Stairway, Villa Arson . Gateway, Villa Arson Villa Cicogna : Below the Cascade La Badia: Forecourt of the Monastery La Badia : The Monastery Garden . From Pictures in tie To Jace possession of page Mrs. Parkin . 8l Mr. George S. Elgood • 85 Mrs. Gerald Peel 86 Mr. John Gallatly 88 Mrs. Bompas . 90 Mrs, Croft …. ■ 96 Mrs. Crawford Hayes . • 98 Mr. George S. Elgood . 100 Mr. George S. Elgood . 102 Lt.-Colonel Rogers . 104 Sir Fredk. Wigan, Bart.* . . Ill Sir Fredk. Wigan, Bart.* . . 112 Mr. John McKay . 114 Mrs. L. CunlifFe. • 11; Mrs. Croft . . 118 Mr. R. A. Briggs . 120 Mr. Leo F. Schuster . . 122 Mrs. Croft …. 124 Mr. A. D. Acland . 127 Mrs. L. Cunliffe . . 128 Mr. Charles H. Aldridge . • 132 Sir James Whitehead, Bart. 134 Mr. George S. Elgood . 141 Countess Granville . 142 Miss Moore • 144 Sir Jas. Lewis Walker, CLE.Miss McGhee V . . 146 • 152 Mrs. Parkin ■ IS4 ■ Sir Frederick Wigan died in April last POMPEI
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tL.^iSiU^.Lj.^.yivi CASA DEL BALCONE PENSILE It would be outside the province of this book to attempt to trace thehistory of gardening from its beginnings. Homer, Solomon, and manyother writers of antiquity have left us more or less scant references tothe gardens of their day. All these references have a strong similarity ;Homers poetical description of the gardens of Alcinous would fit equallywell many a garden in the East even at the present day : … withoutthe courtyard hard by the door is a great garden, of four plough-gates,and a hedge runs round on either side. And there grow tall treesblossoming, pear-trees and pomegranates, and apple-trees with brightfruit, and sweet figs, and olives in their bloom. . . . There too hath hea fruitful vineyard planted. . . . There, too, skirting the furthest line,are all manner of garden beds, planted trimly, that are perpetually fresh,and therein are two fountains of water, whereof one scatters his streamsall about the garden, and the other ru
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