Apostle of Taste: Andrew Jackson Downing, 1815-1852

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"By interpreting Downing as above all an apostle of taste, Schuyler is able to weigh the relative importance of his architecture, garden designs, publishing, organizational and civic activity, even his nursery business, within a governing rubric balancing theory and practice and, most elusive of all, his public and his private self." -- Robert Twombly, Reviews in American History Apostle of Taste is the first full-length biography of Andrew Jackson Downing, the horticulturist, landscape gardener, and prolific writer on ...

Apostle of Taste: Andrew Jackson Downing, 1815-1852 1999, Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801862571

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Apostle of Taste: Andrew Jackson Downing, 1815-1852 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801852299

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