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Jean-Pierre Van Reyndorp & Claire Frange-Duchene. Preface by Pierre-Andre Lablaude. Semur-en-Auxois. Editions Spiralinthe. 2006. Hardback, dust jacket. 216 pages. Extensively illustrated throughout with drawings and archival and modern photographs. 290 x 290mm (11½ x 11½"). 1.7kg. French. Near fine; light shelf wear to the top of the rear jacket.This is the scarce definitive book on "L'Art du Treillage" or the use of trellises in garden design. It begins with a history of trellises from antiquity and the Roman Empire through to the twentieth century. There is a chapter on the great designer Jacques-Andre Roubo (1769-1782) and one on the restoration of the Bosquet d'Encelade at Versailles. It then looks at outstanding examples of trellising in France - Chantilly, L'Hotel Matignon, the Great Exhibitions, L'Hotel de Camondo, La Villa Trianon, Chateau de Baillon, Albert Khan, and many more. Final chapters include Waux-Hall in Brussels, contemporary trellising, and secrets of manufacturing.