The Gardens Of Japan by Helena AttleeThe Gardens Of Japan by Helena Attlee

The Gardens Of Japan

byHelena AttleePhotographerAlex Ramsay

Paperback | April 4, 2017

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In Japanese gardens, visitors find nature condensed and brought to perfection. Trees are trained and sculpted; the finest natural landscapes are reproduced in miniature; and the seasons are celebrated with spring blossom and the fiery leaves of autumn.

The Gardens of Japanis the perfect introduction to Japanese gardens. Helena Attlee captures the essence of Japanese garden style, and outlines its history. She then explores 28 of the great Japanese gardens in detail, explaining their character and nature. Alex Ramsay's superb photographs, specially taken forThe Gardens of Japan, illustrate every aspect of the gardens.
Helena Attlee is an author and journalist who has made the garden and its history her special subject. Her books include The Gardens of Portugal Italian Gardens: A Cultural History and Gardens of Wales (all publishd by Frances Lincoln). She lectures widely, writes for a wide range of journals and magazines, and leads specialist garden ...
Title:The Gardens Of JapanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 10.5 × 9.88 × 0.38 inPublished:April 4, 2017Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711239061

ISBN - 13:9780711239067

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This book cannot be bettered as an introduction to the subject for visitors - a ravishingly beautiful and inspirational read that makes you want to jump on the next plane to Tokyo.