Gardens in China

Gardens in China

Book - 2002
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In this new companion book to The Garden Plants of China , Peter Valder describes more than 200 gardens he has visited in China. He documents temple courtyards and gardens, evocative enclosures of ancient burial grounds and imperial tombs, and public parks, botanical gardens, and arboreta, most of which have sprung up since 1949.

Gardens in China is illustrated with more than 500 color photographs, many of them depicting gardens not previously illustrated in any Western publication, as well as reproductions of illustrations of historical interest. With their distinctive characteristics, the gardens of China are among the most fascinating in the world. This book is essential reading for visitors to China with an interest in gardens, garden history, and Chinese culture.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, c2002
ISBN: 9780881925555
Branch Call Number: 712.0951 VAL 2002
Characteristics: 400 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 30 cm

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