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Follies

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ABOUT THE BOOK In this book Jeffery W. Whitelaw defines what a folly is and shows that these architectural curiosities are to be found all over England. Many follies were built in the eighteenth century when great landowners, after their Grand Tour of Europe, returned to their estates with visions of putting up romantic ruins to satisfy a yearning for the past. At the same time many of these great estates were being landscaped in the contemporary fashion and the landscape architects were able to crown their grand designs ...

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Follies
2008, Shire Publications, New York

ISBN-13: 9780747806240

4th Revised edition

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Follies
1982, Shire Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9780852636121

Paperback

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