Archive for 2012

The Native Landscape Reader

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Posted by

The Native Landscape Reader Edited by Robert E. Grese Published by University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH Paperback $29.95 November 2011 ISBN: 978-1-55849-884-6 To order: University of Massachusetts Press, tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998 The inaugural volume in the series, Critical Studies in the History of Environmental Design. In this volume Robert E. Grese gathers together […]

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Design in the Little Garden

Thursday, March 1, 2012 | Posted by

Design in the Little Garden Fletcher Steele Reprint of the 1924 edition, with a new introduction by Robin Karson Published by LALH/Distributed by University of Massachusetts Press Cloth $20.00 Fall 2011 ISBN: 978-1-55849-907-2 To order: University of Massachusetts Press tel. 800-537-5487, fax 410-516-6998 Among the many books published about garden design, few manage to get at so many […]

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VIEW, Summer 2001, Number 1

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VIEW, Summer 2001, Number 1 A few highlights: • LALH announces the publication of two new additions to the ASLA reprint series: O.C. Simonds’ Landscape-Gardening, with a new introduction by Robert E. Grese; and Martha Brookes Hutcheson’s The Spirit of the Garden, with a new introduction by Rebecca Warren Davidson. • In preservation news LALH profiles: Longue Vue House and […]

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VIEW, Summer 2002, Number 2

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VIEW, Summer 2002, Number 2 A few highlights: • LALH announces the publication of A Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens by Susan Klaus.  Modern Arcadia tells a vivid tale of collaborative genius, focusing particularly on the remarkable plan of streets, parks, and common areas designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., […]

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VIEW, Summer 2003, Number 3

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VIEW, Summer 2003, Number 3 A few highlights: • Before he ever dreamed of becoming a landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted (1822–1903) visited southern England and Wales during a month-long walking tour. A gifted writer, Olmsted recorded his impressions of the trip in this richly detailed volume, which has long been out of print. LALH […]

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VIEW, Summer 2004, Number 4

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VIEW, Summer 2004, Number 4 A few highlights: • A featured story about Catherine Howett’s forthcoming monograph on the country estate and village of Reynolda, in WInston-Salem, North Carolina, looks at the conjunction of landscape design and the new southern woman in the person of the feisty and imaginative Katherine Reynolds, wife of the famed […]

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VIEW, Summer 2005, Number 5

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VIEW, Summer 2005, Number 5 A few highlights: • Read a feature on a new LALH book about Henry Shaw, a Victorian gentleman who created a world-famous botanical garden in St. Louis in the mid-nineteenth century and then turned his horticultural skills (and his fortune) to making Tower Grove Park. Carol Grove’s fascinating text is […]

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VIEW, Summer 2006, Number 6

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VIEW, Summer 2006, Number 6 A few highlights: • Read about a forthcoming book from LALH, a new edition of Blanche M. G. Linden’s classic, Silent City on a Hill—the story of Mount Auburn Cemetery, the first rural cemetery in America—revised, expanded, re-designed and printed in large format. • Jane Roy Brown writes about recent […]

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VIEW, Summer 2007, Number 7

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VIEW, Summer 2007, Number 7 A few highlights: • Lead stories in this issue describe Ethan Carr’s new book Mission 66 and our reprint of Frank Waugh’s Book of Landscape Gardening. • Carr also contributes a thought-provoking essay about recent developments at the National Park Service and what we’ve learned in the years since Mission […]

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VIEW, Summer 2008, Number 8

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VIEW, Summer 2008, Number 8 A few highlights: Robin Karson writes about her new book: A Genius for Place, focusing on the imaginative response to place that characterizes each of the designs featured in the book. Patricia O’Donnell, of Heritage Landscapes in Charlotte, Vermont, addresses the topic of preserving country estates from the practitioner’s point […]

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