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Creating Japanese gardens

by Alvin Horton

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Published by Chevron Chemical Co. in San Ramon, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardens, Japanese

  • About the Edition

    Includes an overview of the history and symbolism of Japanese garden styles; directions for designing Japanese-style gardens; step-by-step instructions for building features including ponds, bridges, and gates.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 106) and index.

    Statementcreated and designed by the editorial staff of Ortho Books ; editor, Cedric Crocker ; writer, Alvin Horton ; photographer, Saxon Holt ; illustrator, Ron Hildebrand.
    ContributionsCrocker, Cedric., Ortho Books.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB458 .H667 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2414316M
    ISBN 100897211480
    ISBN 109780897211482
    LC Control Number87072814
    OCLC/WorldCa19958664

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      *'Japanese Zen Gardens’ (Frances Lincoln, RRP £30) and 'Serene Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden’ (New Holland, RRP £), both by Yoko Kawaguchi, are. A garden, thus, understood is a place that distills harmony and comfort while adding to the aesthetic pleasure. Japanese gardens for that matter, are traditional gardens that create miniature landscapes and if you have been to a Japanese garden, then the first .


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