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1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die
1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die by Spencer-Jones, Rae 0764160052 9780764160059
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1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die by Spencer-Jones, Rae

Garden lovers and discriminating travelers will relish this armchair tour of the most beautiful and interesting gardens around the world. Succinct descriptions with stunning color photos showcase the creations of the worlds outstanding landscape gardeners, architects, and garden designers. From Spains famous gardens of the Moorish Alhambra at Granada to San Diegos Healing Garden, created for patients at the San Diego Childrens Hospital, this lavishly illustrated guide will delight both lovers of natural beauty and hands-on gardeners. Among the many gardens pictured and described in this beautiful volume are In the United States and Canada: Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Boscobel in New Yorks Hudson Valley, Williamsburg Gardens in Virginia, Magnolia Plantation and its Gardens near Charleston, South Carolina, Frank Lloyd Wrights Taliesin in Wisconsin, the Toronto Botanical Garden, Pacific Undersea Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia, and many more. . . In England: The Japanese Garden in Londons Holland Park, the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, Shakespeares Garden in Stratford, Londons Victoria and Albert Museum Gardens, and many more. . . In France: The Gardens of Versailles outside Paris, the Garden of Claude Monet at Giverney, Chateau de Vauville in Cherbourg, and many more. . . The rest of the world: Boboli Gardens in Florence, Italy, Potsdam Gardens near Berlin, Germany, the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto, Japan, and hundreds more. In addition to photos and a textual description, each entry cites special features such as fountains and architecture, the gardens size in acres, and the names of the gardens designers. The gardendescriptions are organized geographically by country. More than 800 breathtaking color photos and illustrations.

Author: Spencer-Jones, Rae

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 960

Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing

Publication Date: 2007-02-01

Our Price: $5.09

ISBN: 0764160052

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