The gardens of Japan

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Kodansha International, 1984 - Gardening - 228 pages
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Textually informative and a treat for the eyes, THE GARDENS OF JAPAN begins with the origins and history of the garden in Japan, discusses the different types that evolved over time, and brings the story up to date. Gardens featured include some of the most famous in the country. 78 color and 150 bandw photos; 30 plans and drawings.

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Contents

CONTENTS
25
Stones Water Plants
39
The Moss Temple
91
Gardens at Work
111
The Modern Japanese Garden
152
Elements of Design
169
A Selection
191
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About the author (1984)

TEIJI ITOH is former president of Kogakuin University in Tokyo and has written extensively on Japanese gardens and architecture. His other books available in English include The Elegant Japanese House, Imperial Gardens of Japan, Space and Illusion in the Japanese Garden, and Traditional Japanese
Houses.

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