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The flowers and gardens of Japan

Author: Florence Du Cane; Ella Du Cane
Publisher: London ; New York : Kegan Paul ; Letchworth, England : Distributed by Turpin Distribution ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2003.
Series: Kegan Paul Japan library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Japan is often called the land of flowers. This book gives an account of those flowers that occur in the country that are most remarkable for their beauty and profusion and that are most typically Japanese. There are also pages on landscape gardening."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Du Cane; Ella Du Cane
ISBN: 0710309015 9780710309013
OCLC Number: 52358029
Notes: Facsim. of ed. published: London: A. & C. Black, 1908.
Description: x, 249 pages, [50] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Landscape gardening --
2. Stones --
garden ornaments and fences --
3. Landscape gardens --
4. Nursery gardens --
dwarf trees and hachi-niwa --
5. Temple gardens --
6. Summer flowers --
7. Plum blossom --
8. Peach blossom --
9. Cherry blossom --
10. Wistaria and paeony --
11. Azaleas --
12. The iris --
13. The morning glory --
14. The lotus --
15. The chrysanthemum --
16. The maple leaves --
17. The bamboo --
18. The pine-tree.
Series Title: Kegan Paul Japan library.
Responsibility: Ella Du Cane.

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"The language...is immensely readable and personal, making the work a thoughtful treatment of a complex subject." -- Robert B. Ridinger, "E-Streams"

 
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