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Fletcher Steele, landscape architect : an account of the gardenmaker's life, 1885-1971

Author: Robin S Karson
Publisher: Amherst, Mass. : University of Massachusetts Press ; [London] : [Eurospan, distributor], 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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For 60 years, Fletcher Steele practised landscape architecture as a fine art, designing nearly 700 gardens. Often brilliant, always original, Steele's work is considered by many to constitute the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Fletcher Steele; Fletcher Steele
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin S Karson
ISBN: 1558494138 9781558494138
OCLC Number: 223776601
Notes: Formerly CIP.
Description: xii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: 1. Origins, 1885-1915 --
2. First Flowering: Tradition and Experiment, 1915-1926 --
3. Deeper Dreams, 1926-1935 --
4. Apex: Invention, 1936-1949 --
5. Twilight: Frustration and Fulfillment, 1950-1971 --
App. 1. Client List --
App. 2. Planting Plans and Lists.
Responsibility: Robin Karson.
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"A book to give for Christmas, or as the grandest of house presents; it's a book to keep as well.... [Karson] has written a wonderful read and, in doing so, has revived an entire era in all its Read more...

 
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