In Japanese gardens, visitors find nature condensed and displayed to perfection. Trees are trained and sculpted until they epitomize the very best of the trees' tree-like qualities; the finest natural landscapes are reproduced in miniature; and the seasons are celebrated with spring blossom and the fiery leaves of autumn. This book showcases 28 of the finest examples. Gardens such as "Katsura Rikyu" exemplify stroll gardens: large, beautifully landscaped parks where a narrow, winding path leads visitors along the water's ...

The Gardens of Japan 2017, Frances Lincoln

ISBN-13: 9780711239067

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The Gardens of Japan 2010, Frances Lincoln, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780711229716

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