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Capability Brown

Landscape Architect (1716 — 6-Feb-1783)


Jane Brown. The Omnipotent Magician: Lancelot "Capability" Brown, 1716-1783. London: Chatto & Windus. 2011. 384pp.

Thomas Hinde. Capability Brown: The Story of a Master Gardener. London: Hutchinson. 1986. 224pp.

Edward Hyams. Capability Brown and Humphry Repton. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1971. 248pp.

Laura Mayer. Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden. Shire Publications. 2011. 64pp.

Dorothy Stroud. Capability Brown. London: Country Life. 1950. 224pp.


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