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Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden: From the Archives of Country Life

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Book News Annotation:

Tankard is a seasoned landscape historian who taught at Harvard for 20 years and has written extensively in her field. Here she undertook a grand project, mining the archives of Country Life to select a 150 images that exemplify the work of England's extraordinarily gifted and influential designer, Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1942). The text thoroughly supports the visual presentation, offering readers in-depth understanding of Jekyll's projects, innovations, and approach. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Judith B. Tankard is a well-known landscape historian, author and preservation consultant. She received an M.A. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and taught at the Landscape Institute, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, since 1987. Her articles and book reviews have been published in many magazines, including Hortus, Apollo and Country Life. She lectures regularly both in the United States and Britain. She is the author or co-author of nine illustrated books on landscape history, including most recently Beatrix Farrand: Private Gardens, Public Landscapes and Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780847836338
Author:
Tankard, Judith B.
Publisher:
Rizzoli International Publications
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Gardening-Garden Structure
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 COLOR AND B/W PHOTOGRAPHS
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
11.6 x 8.81 x 1.09 in 3.7 lb

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