The Tropical Garden: Gardens in Thailand, Southeast Asia and the Pacific by William E. Warren, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Tropical Garden: Gardens in Thailand, Southeast Asia and the Pacific

The Tropical Garden: Gardens in Thailand, Southeast Asia and the Pacific

by William E. Warren
     
 

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Oversized and lavishly illustrated with 365 color photos, this book opens with an essay tracing the historical interest in tropical plants and in conservatories and glass houses. Royal and religious, private and public tropical gardens are discussed. A chapter on ``Contemporary Gardens'' profiles 14 gardens in Hawaii, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mauritius, and Sri Lanka. A chapter on garden features shows walks, statuary, lighting, and pools; a chapter on tropical plants gives botanical and common names plus color photos for approximately 100 plants. Not a guide to gardening like Myles Challis's The Exotic Garden (Trafalgar Square, 1989), this title is for special collections.-- Laura Lipton, Miller Horticulture Lib., Seattle

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500017333
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
9.68(w) x 12.29(h) x 0.92(d)

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