The London Pleasure Gardens of the Eighteenth Century (Classic Reprint)

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The principal sources of information consulted are named in the notes and in a section at the end of each notice, and, wherever_practicable, a list has been added of the most interesting views of the various gardens. The Introduction contains a brief sketch of some of the main characteristics of the pleasure resorts described in the volume, and it is only necessary here to add that even our long list of sixty-four gardens does not by any means exhaust the outdoor resources of the eighteenth-century Londoner, who had also his Fairs, and his Parks, and his arenas for rough sport, like Hockley-in-the - Hole. But these subjects have already found their chroniclers.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Warwick Wroth


Published Date - August 27 2019

ISBN - 9780265251010

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm

Page Count - 418

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