Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1962. Fourth printing. Cloth over Boards. Quarto, pp. 270, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #22426
An important classic of gardening instruction, this title is a practical down-to-earth explanation of the basic rules of Japanese garden design and care. It is sure to prove of great value to both the professional landscape architect and to the green-thumbed home owner, whether designing an entirely new garden or only seeking an illusion of spaciousness and rightness in a tiny courtyard or corner. Photographs of historic Japanese gardens and the private, modern gardens of Japanese homes are given alongside useful rule-of-thumb practices and techniques. The book's wealth of drawings are fully integrated with clear, succinct text to present the first full and practical treatment of the subject ever published in English.