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Caroline Seebohm - Rescuing Eden: Preserving America´s Historic Gardens - 9781580934084 - V9781580934084
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Rescuing Eden: Preserving America´s Historic Gardens

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Description for Rescuing Eden: Preserving America´s Historic Gardens Hardback. Num Pages: 224 pages, 200 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; WMB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 294 x 241 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1446.
From simple 18th- and early 19th-century gardens to the lavish estates of the Gilded Age, the gardens started by 1930s inmates at Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay to the centuries-old camellias at Middleton Place near Charleston, South Carolina - Rescuing Eden celebrates the history of garden design in the United States, with 28 examples that have been saved by ardent conservationists and generous private owners, and opened to the public. The United States has a rich tradition of landscape design, with gardens on a scale that rivaled the great gardens of Europe, but in the absence of specific ... Read more

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Monacelli Press
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About Caroline Seebohm
Caroline Seebohm is a design historian and biographer. A prolific author, her books include Boca Rococo, a biography of Palm Beach architect Addison Mizner, At Home with Books, and Cottages and Mansions of the Jersey Shore, as well as biographies of Marietta Tree, Conde Nast, and tennis legend Pancho Segura. Curtice Taylor is a well-known landscape ... Read more

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"If ever there was a sign of how gardens can offer hope, it must be the ‘dazzling array of blooming borders’ developed in the 1930s at the notorious Alcatraz prison in San Francisco, where an inmate wrote that tilling and planting the hillside became his ‘refuge’ and ‘release’. But like many of the gardens photographed so enthrallingly by Curtice Taylor ... Read more

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