The Gardens of Japan

The Gardens of Japan

Book - 2017 | First paperback edition
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In Japanese gardens, visitors find nature condensed and brought to perfection. Trees are trained and sculpted; the finest natural landscapes are reproduced in miniature; and the seasons are celebrated with spring blossom and the fiery leaves of autumn.

The Gardens of Japan is the perfect introduction to Japanese gardens. Helena Attlee captures the essence of Japanese garden style, and outlines its history. She then explores 28 of the great Japanese gardens in detail, explaining their character and nature. Alex Ramsay's superb photographs, specially taken for The Gardens of Japan , illustrate every aspect of the gardens.
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Limited Publishers, 2017
Edition: First paperback edition
ISBN: 0711239061
9780711239067
Branch Call Number: 712.0952 ATT
Characteristics: 136 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm

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Thundymac Jul 20, 2010

Lovely photographs of Japanese gardens. I liked the addition of photographs of gardeners at work.

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