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Topiary, Knots and Parterres © Pimpernel Press Limited 2017 Text © Caroline Foley 2017 For copyright in the illustrations see page 288.
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endpapers Parterre designs by Claude Mollet included in Le Théâtre d’agriculture et mésnage des champs by Olivier de Serres, published in 1600. half-title page Gardeners demonstrating their first electric clippers on the topiary at Levens, in the early 1950s. title page The venerable Jacobean topiary garden at Levens Hall, Cumbria, as it is today. right Elegant topiary at the Château de Veyrignac in the Dordogne, France.