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Now available in its brand-new second edition, and updated with a selection of gardens not cited in the previous edition, this remarkable guide to the most stunning gardens in the world gives its readers descriptions of magnificent formal gardens in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. From the famous gardens of Granada's Alhambra to several private, hidden gems known only to the privileged few, this magnificently illustrated guide will inspire both gardeners and garden lovers. Travelers, too, will take inspiration from this unusual collection. Just a few of the many gardens described in this lavishly illustrated book are--

  • Boscobel, in New York State's Hudson Valley
  • The Gardens of Versailles, just outside Paris
  • The Garden of Claude Monet at Giverney, France
  • The Taj Mahal in Agra, India
  • The Golden Pavilion in Kyoto, Japan . . . and many many more

    Here is a must-have volume for discerning travelers and a source of inspiration for dedicated gardeners. Hundreds of magnificent color photos.

  • About the Author

    Rae Spencer-Jones studied horticulture before joining the editorial team of Gardens Illustrated magazine in the U.K. Now a freelance horticultural journalist, Ms. Spencer-Jones's articles appear in many magazines and newspapers, including London's Daily Telegraph and The Times.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764165719
    Author:
    Spencer Jones, Rae
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Author:
    Spencer-Jones, Rae
    Subject:
    Landscape
    Subject:
    Gardens
    Subject:
    Travel
    Subject:
    Reference
    Subject:
    Gardening-Landscape and Design
    Subject:
    Gardening-Garden Structure
    Publication Date:
    20121031
    Binding:
    HARDCOVER
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Hundreds of Color Photos
    Pages:
    960
    Dimensions:
    8.5 x 6.5 in

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