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Gardens in China, Valder, Peter

Author Name    Valder, Peter

Title   Gardens in China

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Slightly Worn

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Portland Timber Press 2002

ISBN Number    0881925551 / 9780881925555

Seller ID   012118

Well illustgrated, quarto, pp 400, a very good copy in a very slightly rubbed dustwrapper. [In this 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.]

Price = 30.00 GBP


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