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The Institute’s Library

The European Institute for Gardens and Landscapes with the collaboration of the Bibliothèque du Calvados is setting up a document base with a digitalized data bank on the theme of gardens and landscapes. The collections of the European Institute for Gardens and Landscapes library are available for French and European amateurs and specialists.

More than 1 300 books have been acquired since 2013.

The library offers a variety of French and European magazines as well (Die GartenkunstJournal of the Garden Society Historyl’Art des Jardins, Gardens Illustrated, De Tuin, Gardenia, etc.…).

The library is accessible exclusively be appointment.
Please inform us of which works you wish to consult prior to your visit. They will be made available to you on the day of your appointment. Magazines can be consulted in our reading room.
On site consultation only – No loan.

A free computer is available for research (consultation of catalogue and internet access).

Do not hesitate to contact us : +33 (0)2 31 53 20 12


On-line catalogue


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Practical information
+ 33 (0)2 31 53 20 12
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To discover

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La Vendée des jardins au fil de l’histoire

Collective work directed by Alain Durante, Pierre Legal and Olivier Rialland and published in partnership with the Association of Parks…

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Tout est jardin – Eric OSSART and Arnaud MAURIERES

The landscapers Éric Ossart and Arnaud Maurières are back, via this book on 22 emblematic gardens illustrating the themes that…

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Les jardins de Claude Monet à Giverny, Histoire d’une restauration – Nicole BOSCHUNG, in collaboration with Gilbert VAHE

Dead trees, marshes, thorns and weeds: a summary of precisely what Gérald Van der Kemp discovered when he arrived in…

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L’Orangerie des Princes de Condé à Chantilly – Florent PICOULEAU

How can we imagine, as we visit the Domaine de Chantilly today, that one of France’s finest 17th and 18th…

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