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Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden free pdf This is the first book in over two decades devoted to the most important garden designer of the twentieth century. Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) laid the basis for modern garden design and is credited with popularizing an informal, naturalistic look in counterpoint to the rigid, formal landscapes of the Victorian era. Her collaboration with Edwin Lutyens produced seminal garden masterpieces of the Arts

About Judith B Tankard

Judith B. Tankard is a well-known landscape historian, author and preservation consultant. She received an M.A. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and taught at the Landscape Institute, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, since 1987. Her articles and book reviews have been published in many magazines, including "Hortus," "Apollo" and "Country Life." She lectures regularly both in the United States and Britain. She is the author or co-author of nine illustrated books on landscape history, including most recently "Beatrix Farrand: Private Gardens, Public Landscapes" and "Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement."

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Author : Judith B Tankard
Publisher : Rizzoli International Publications
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ISBN : 0847836339
EAN : 9780847836338
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 207 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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