The Gardens of Japan

The Gardens of Japan

Book - 1998
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Presenting a discussion of the Japanese garden, this book examines its origins and history; the different types that evolved over time; the development of the modern garden; and the materials that go into their creation. It also looks at the author's favourite gardens, both modern and ancient. This eye-catching book presents Japan's finest gardens as interpreted by leading photographers and Teiji Itoh, preeminent spokesman for Japan's magnificent garden tradition. Beginning with early agricultural and religious practices, Professor Itoh describes how
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Kodansha International/USA through Harper & Row, 1998
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9784770023216
Branch Call Number: SB 458 I833 1998
712.0952 ITO
Characteristics: 244 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,37 cm


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