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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

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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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