The Golden Age of American Gardens: Proud Owners, Private Estates, 1890-1940

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H.N. Abrams, Sep 30, 1991 - Gardening - 408 pages
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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.

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Preface
8
New Jersey 119
14
The Resorts
28

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About the author (1991)

Griswold lectures on garden history and writed for numerous publications.

Weller was co-chairman of the first Ladew Topiary Gardens House Committee and is principal partner of Charlotte's Web Interiors.

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