The Garden Book

The Garden Book

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A beautifully illustrated and essential reference, The Garden Book presents an A-to-Z guide to 500 of the world's-and history's-most interesting and iconic gardens and landscapes, and their influential designers, patrons, and owners. Lavish color photos and lively, authoritative texts combine to create the perfect gift for readers with green thumbs-or readers that…  See more details below

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A beautifully illustrated and essential reference, The Garden Book presents an A-to-Z guide to 500 of the world's-and history's-most interesting and iconic gardens and landscapes, and their influential designers, patrons, and owners. Lavish color photos and lively, authoritative texts combine to create the perfect gift for readers with green thumbs-or readers that appreciate the efforts of those with green thumbs.

Editorial Reviews

Space Magazine
From the gardens of Imperial China to modern trends, The Garden Book shows the work of more than 500 landscape designers...an essential A-Z reference for gardening amateurs and experts alike.
Surface Magazine
Phaidon's latest aesthetic alphabet: A 500-page survey of landscape design from Alvar Aalto to Zen...All annotated A-Z with sumptuous images.
House and Garden
The latest installment in Phaidon's brilliant A to Z series, this encyclopedic volume covers 500 influential garden makers--past and present--in a concise, one-page-per-entry format. This is an essential addition to any garden and design library.
Town & Country
For a tour-de-force Grand Tour of garden designers throughout the ages, you must unearth The Garden Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714839851
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
10.25(w) x 11.75(h) x 1.95(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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