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In Search of Paradise: Great Gardens of the World

By: Hobhouse, Penelope

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glencoe, IL, Frances Lincoln: 2006

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 032258

ISBN: 0711226156

Condition: Near Fine


In Search of Paradise is a survey of the great gardens of the world, presented through photographic images and the descriptions of the garden designer and writer Penelope Hobhouse. Here you will find the oases of the Middle East, the gardens of Chinese scholars, Japanese sages and Renaissance humanists, French baroque gardens, the English landscape garden of Capability Brown and his followers. Here too are the gardens of the great modern designers, among them Roberto Burle Marx, Fernando Caruncho, Dan Kiley, John Brookes and James van Sweden. Green cloth with gold spine lettering. Textured en... View more info