Archive for 2012

The Muses of Gwinn

Thursday, March 8, 2012 | Posted by

The Muses of Gwinn: Art and Nature in a Garden Designed by Warren H. Manning, Charles A. Platt, and Ellen Biddle Shipman Robin Karson Sagapress/Abrams Cloth $39.95 1996 ISBN: 978-0-89831-034-4 To order, email info@lalh.org American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award Gwinn, one of the best-preserved estates of the Country Place Era, was originally the home of […]

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Ellen Shipman and the American Garden

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Ellen Shipman and the American Garden Judith B. Tankard A revised edition of the LALH classic University of Georgia Press in association with LALH Cloth $39.95 ISBN: 978-0-8203-5208-4     To order: University of Georgia Press Tel. 1-800-848-6224 The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman, published in 1996, introduced a generation of garden lovers to Ellen […]

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Midwestern Landscape Architecture

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Midwestern Landscape Architecture Edited by William H. Tishler Published by University of Illinois Press in association with LALH Cloth $37.50 Paperback $19.95 Summer 2000 ISBN: (paper) 978-0-252-07214-7 ISBN: (cloth) 978-0-252-02593-8 To order: University of Illinois Press, tel. 800-545-4703   At the turn of the twentieth century, many landscape architects developed approaches to design that celebrated the native […]

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Walks and Talks of an American Farmer in England

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Walks and Talks of an American Farmer in England Frederick Law Olmsted Reprint of 1852 edition, with a new introduction by Charles C. McLaughlin Published by LALH/Distributed by University of Massachusetts Press Paperback $27.95 2002 ISBN (paper):978-1-55849-380-3 ISBN (cloth):978-1-55849-379-7 To order: University of Massachusetts Press tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998 Before he ever dreamed of becoming a […]

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A Modern Arcadia

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A Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens Susan L. Klaus Published by University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH Cloth $39.95 Paperback $24.95 Summer 2002 ISBN (paper):978-1-55849-443-5 ISBN (cloth):978-1-55849-314-8 To order: University of Massachusetts Press tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998 Winner, 2003 Historic Preservation Book Prize Winner, 2002 New […]

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Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect

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Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect: An Account of the Gardenmaker’s Life, 1885–1971 Robin Karson Revised paperback edition with more than 50 new photographs LALH/University of Massachusetts Press Paperback $34.95 ISBN: 978-1-55849-413-8   To order: University of Massachusetts Press tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998 Winner, American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award Named one of the 75 Best Garden Books by […]

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Henry Shaw’s Victorian Landscapes

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Posted by

Henry Shaw’s Victorian Landscapes: The Missouri Botanical Garden and Tower Grove Park Carol Grove Foreword by Peter H. Raven, afterword by John Karel University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH Cloth $39.95 ISBN: 978-1-55849-508-1 To order: University of Massachusetts Press, tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998   Named a 2007 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine Winner, 2007 Independent Publisher Bronze […]

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A World of Her Own Making

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A World of Her Own Making: Katharine Smith Reynolds and the Landscape of Reynolda Catherine Howett University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH Cloth $39.95 ISBN: 978-1-55849-520-3 To order: University of Massachusetts Press tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998 Only a few years after marrying tobacco magnate R. J. Reynolds that young Katharine Smith Reynolds (1880–1924) began to plan […]

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The Best Planned City in the World

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The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System Francis R. Kowsky New Paperback Edition LALH, distributed by UMass Press Paperback $29.95 ISBN: 978-1-62534-291-1 To order: University of Massachusetts Press tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998   A volume in the series Designing the American Park Winner, J. B. Jackson Book Prize from the Foundation […]

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The Art of Landscape Architecture

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The Art of Landscape Architecture Samuel Parsons Jr. Reprint of the 1915 edition, with a new introduction by Francis R. Kowsky ASLA Centennial Reprint Series Published by University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH Cloth $39.95 Spring 2009 ISBN: 978-1-55849-695-8 To order: University of Massachusetts Press, tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998 Samuel Parsons Jr. (1844–1923) was one […]

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