Title: The Golden Age of American Gardens Proud ...
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: 1991
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: First Edition.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 408 pages, bound in green cloth; fully illustrated. Bright, clean cover, sharp corners, firm binding. Pristine interior; free of names or markings. About Fine jacket, crisp, clean, tiny scratch on back panel. Suitable for gift giving. Bookseller Inventory # 28494
Synopsis: An engaging tribute to America's grand era of private estate gardens and their illustrious owners, this book sweeps across the country to present over 500 of the nation's most exquisite gardens and the people who built them. In addition to a wealth of horticultural details, we learn of the garden-maker's flamboyant private and public lives--of the gossip, parties, dreams, politics, and economic one-upmanship of the period. 280 illustrations, 130 in full color.
Product Description: A tribute to America's grand era of private estate gardens and their illustrious owners. The book presents over 500 of the nations's most exquisite gardens and the people who built them, from DuPont's Longwood (Pennsylvania) to the Huntington's San Marino Ranch (California).
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