Secret teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens: Design Principles, Aesthetic Values

By: Lawson, David A.

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Beige hardcover with title in green on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 220pp. 31 b/w plates and numerous b/w drawings within text. This book examines the aesthetic and perceptual bases of Japanese garden art. Relying on a 15th century "secret" gardening manual, observations of existing classical gardens in Kyoto and contemporary theories of the psychology of art, it derives a set of universal design principles for structuring the garden. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: Secret teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens: Design Principles, Aesthetic Values

Author Name: Lawson, David A.

Categories: Landscape Architecture/Garden Design,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Tokyo and New York, Kodansha International Ltd.: 1987

ISBN Number: 0870117998

ISBN Number 13: 9780870117992

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 004048

Keywords: FUZEI,