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Capital Splendor: Parks & Gardens of Washington, D.C.
     

Capital Splendor: Parks & Gardens of Washington, D.C.

by Valerie Brown, Barbara Glickman
 

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Stunning photos and in-depth essays on more than 30 of Washington, D.C.'s gardens, some famous and other little-known gems, make this book a must-have for visitors and residents alike.
Our nation’s capital is filled with famous gardens, such as Dumbarton Oaks, and little-known gems, such as Meadowlark Gardens. There are also small community gardens and

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Stunning photos and in-depth essays on more than 30 of Washington, D.C.'s gardens, some famous and other little-known gems, make this book a must-have for visitors and residents alike.
Our nation’s capital is filled with famous gardens, such as Dumbarton Oaks, and little-known gems, such as Meadowlark Gardens. There are also small community gardens and spectacular celebrations like the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which will mark its centenary in 2012. All these gardens and parks are described and illustrated in Capital Splendor. Each of some 30 venues is addressed in detail, and essays include helpful information for making your visit as well as for identifying each garden’s special features. Essays are accompanied by a series of photographs by renowned photographer Valerie Brown. This exceptional collaboration will make this stunning book a must-have for visitors and residents alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881509823
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
04/02/2012
Edition description:
I
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
701,685
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Valerie Brown worked as an assistant for Salvador Dali and others after completing a photography degree. She has gone on, in an illustrious career, to have her images included in publications ranging from Women’s Wear Daily to People to Time. Brown’s photos are also included in collections around the world.

Barbara Glickman has been an avid and active member of the Washington, DC, gardening community for many years. Her extensive travels have taken her to gardens around the country and the world.

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