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The Gardens of California: Four Centuries of Design from Mission to Modern

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Hardback with pictorial dust jacket, it has cream cloth boards with black lettering on the spine. It is in very good condition. It contains a preface, introduction, index and colour photographs throughout.
California, blessed with an idyllic climate, is the perfect environment for gardens and gardeners. In this sun-filled state are some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. From those created by the Jesuits, simple, rugged and tinged with Spanish influence, to today's environmentally sensitive designs, the scope of the style and concept is astonishing.;This is a tour of 30 public and private gardens in the state of California. It examines the estates of turn-of-the-century magnates with their sweeping lawns and terraces, clipped hedges and sparkling pools. It shows the haphazard charm of the "wild" garden that mixes eucalyptus and palm with a mass of foliage and wildflowers, and explores "contemporary" gardens whose stark lines defy tradition. Plant lists are provided for selected gardens.

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Photographer Mick Hales
Author(s):
Nancy Goslee Power
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500016593
ISBN-13:
9780500016596
Number of pages:
196
Publisher:
Thames and Hudson
Title:
The Gardens of California: Four Centuries of Design from Mission to Modern

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Hardback with pictorial dust jacket, it has cream cloth boards with black lettering on the spine. It is in very good condition. It contains a preface, introduction, index and colour photographs throughout.
California, blessed with an idyllic climate, is the perfect environment for gardens and gardeners. In this sun-filled state are some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. From those created by the Jesuits, simple, rugged and tinged with Spanish influence, to today's environmentally sensitive designs, the scope of the style and concept is astonishing.;This is a tour of 30 public and private gardens in the state of California. It examines the estates of turn-of-the-century magnates with their sweeping lawns and terraces, clipped hedges and sparkling pools. It shows the haphazard charm of the "wild" garden that mixes eucalyptus and palm with a mass of foliage and wildflowers, and explores "contemporary" gardens whose stark lines defy tradition. Plant lists are provided for selected gardens.

Added value:
Photographer Mick Hales
Author(s):
Nancy Goslee Power
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500016593
ISBN-13:
9780500016596
Number of pages:
196
Publisher:
Thames and Hudson
Title:
The Gardens of California: Four Centuries of Design from Mission to Modern

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