China and Gardens of Europe of the Eighteenth Century

By: Siren, Osvald (introduction By Hugh Honour)

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Pale-green bamboo colour buckram with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: As new, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: As new. 223pp. 192 plates. Osvald Siren's China and Gardens of Europe of the Eighteenth Century is a classic treatment of the subject of the Chinese contribution to the English style of landscape gardening, written at a time when this moment in landscape architecture was being rediscovered. Originally published in 1950 and very scarce, this re-issue has an introduction by the art historian Hugh Honour, who sets the book in the context of Siren's career and the study of Chinese art and culture as well as of garden history. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: China and Gardens of Europe of the Eighteenth Century

Author Name: Siren, Osvald (introduction By Hugh Honour)

Categories: Horticulture/Gardening,

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University: 1990

ISBN Number: 0884021904

ISBN Number 13: 9780884021902

Binding: Buckram

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: As New

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006310

Keywords: CHINOISERIE ORIENTAL ARCHITECTURE,