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Books on Pompeian Gardens in the Maryland Room
The gardens of Pompeii : Herculaneum and the villas destroyed by Vesuvius / Wilhelmina F. Jashemski ; photos., drawings, and plans, Stanley A. Jashemski. - Jashmeski, Whlhelmina Mary Femmster, 1910- Call Number: DG70.P7J29 This book contains pretty much everything you might need to know about gardens and the role they played in ancient Pompeii. There are over 500 images (in a little over 300 pages) which include illustrations, maps, color photographs, and black and white photographs. There are also two fold out maps: one of the site of Pompeii, and another of the Villa at Torre Annunziata. Chapters in this book include: The Place of the Garden in the City: Land Use and City-Planning at Pompeii, Ornamental Gardens: The Garden within the House, The Garden Paintings, Life in the Garden, Religion in the Garden, Tomb Gardens, The Garden and Public Architecture, Gardens in Restaurants, Inns, and Hotels, Shop-House Gardens and Gardens Connected with Other Places of Business, The Discovery of a Market-Garden Orchard: House of the Ship Europa, The Garden of the Fugitives and the Small North Garden, The Discovery of a Large Orchard at Pompeii, The Flower Industry at Pompeii, The Gardens in the villa at Torre Annunziata, and Other Villa Gardens.