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Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect

Thursday, March 8, 2012 | Posted by

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

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Posted by

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

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Posted by

The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System Francis R. Kowsky University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH Cloth $39.95 ISBN: 978-1-62534-006-1 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

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Posted by

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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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

Thursday, March 1, 2012 | Posted by

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

Thursday, March 1, 2012 | Posted by

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

Thursday, March 1, 2012 | Posted by

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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