In Search of Paradise: Great Gardens of the World

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Pgw, Sep 1, 2006 - Gardening - 269 pages
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In Search of Paradise is a survey of the great gardens of the world, presented through photographic images and the descriptions of the garden designer and writer Penelope Hobhouse. Here you will find the oases of the Middle East, the gardens of Chinese scholars, Japanese sages and Renaissance humanists, French baroque gardens, the English landscape garden of Capability Brown and his followers. Here too are the gardens of the great modern designers, among them Roberto Burle Marx, Fernando Caruncho, Dan Kiley, John Brookes and James van Sweden.

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About the author (2006)

Penelope Hobhouse, an internationally renowned gardener, writer and garden designer, is the author of many classics, including Garden Style.

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