A genius for place :American landscapes of the country place era /Robin Karson ; with photographs by Carol Betsch.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-259780

Description

xxiii, 428 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.,

Details

Descriptive Terms

Landscape architects
Horticulturists
Landscape architects History.
Horticulturists History.
Landscape design History.
Landschaftsgarten.
Landschaft.

Originator

Karson, Robin S.
Library of American Landscape History.

Contents

pt. I. An American style, 1900-1919. Warren H. Manning, 1860-1938 ; Charles A. Platt, 1861-1933 ; Gwinn, Cleveland, Ohio ; Stan Hywet Hall, Akron, Ohio ; Ellen Shipman, 1869-1950 -- pt. II. Innovation and wildness, 1920-1929. Beatrix Farrand, 1872-1959 ; Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. ; Marian Cruger Coffin, 1876-1957 ; Winterthur, Winterthur, Delaware ; Jens Jensen, 1860-1951 ; Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan -- pt. III. Dreams and abstractions, 1929-1939. Lockwood de Forest, Jr., 1896-1949 ; Val Verde (Dias Felicitas), Santa Barbara, California ; Fletcher Steele, 1885-1971 ; Naumkeag, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Publication

Amherst :

Description

xxiii, 428 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [393]-402) and index.
Received May 5, 2008.

ISBN

9781558496361 (cloth : alk. paper)
155849636X (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks SB469.9.K37 2007

Material Type

Biography.

Places

United States
USA.