Posts tagged “LALH Book(s)”

HELP US PUBLISH A NEW BOOK!

Thursday, September 8, 2016 | Posted by

HELP US PUBLISH A NEW BOOK! A New Edition of The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman The revised edition of the 1997 classic work by Judith B. Tankard will cover newly discovered gardens, in a larger format with an expansive new design, illustrated with new color photographs. Read more. . . . Donations above $100 will […]

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NEW: APOSTLE OF TASTE: ANDREW JACKSON DOWNING, 1815–1852

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Posted by

“The vast amount of visual evidence combines with the material and personal history of Downing to make Apostle of Taste a must for scholars of architectural and landscape history.” —Pennsylvania History In this compelling biography, issued with a new preface, David Schuyler explores the origins of the tastemaker’s ideas in English aesthetic theory and his efforts to adapt English […]

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BEST PLANNED CITY IN THE WORLD GETS A RAVE REVIEW

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Posted by

“Buffalo seemed to have a future without limit as its residents looked westward. To the east, of course, it was doomed always to play second fiddle to its cross-state rival, New York. But Buffalo’s leaders, particularly in the business community, made the best of the situation by carefully studying some of the breakthroughs coming out […]

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ORDER BOOKS FROM LALH 2015 FALL/WINTER CATALOG

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Posted by

The new LALH catalog features forthcoming titles Ruth Shellhorn, Warren H. Manning, Landscape Architect and Environmental Planner, and James Rose, as well as a complete backlist of all our books. Expand your library with reprints of the classic books that have shaped our understanding of the American landscape and its preservation. Download the catalog Read […]

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James Rose

Thursday, October 15, 2015 | Posted by

James Rose Dean Cardasis University of Georgia Press in association with LALH Paperback $26.95 ISBN: 978-0-8203-5095-0 To order: University of Georgia Press tel. 1-800-266-5842 A volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series James Rose, the first biography of this important landscape architect, examines the work of one of the most radical figures in […]

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JUST RELEASED! JOHN NOLEN, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT AND CITY PLANNER

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Posted by

John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner R. Bruce Stephenson Published by University of Massachusetts Press in association with LALH “The long overdue and definitive biography of one of America’s most prominent and influential urbanists.”—Keith Morgan, coauthor of Community by Design:The Olmsted Office and the Development of Brookline, Massachusetts For more information, please visit LALH […]

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LALH, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA PRESS TO PUBLISH SERIES TOGETHER

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | Posted by

LALH is pleased to announce a new publishing partnership with University of Georgia Press, in Athens, Ga., which will be home to the LALH Critical Studies in the History of Environmental Design series. According to UGA Press director Lisa Bayer, “This relationship is a natural outgrowth of the Press’s strong list in natural history and the environment, […]

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A BOSTON BOOK LAUNCH FOR SHURCLIFF

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | Posted by

The most recent LALH title, Arthur A. Shurcliff:  Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape, receives a proper Boston send-off on Wednesday, December 3, when author Elizabeth Hope Cushing lectures at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston. Cushing’s talk, “Arthur Shurcliff: From Boston to Colonial Williamsburg,” illuminates how his early work in Boston […]

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FALL/WINTER LALH CATALOG NOW ONLINE

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | Posted by

The fall equinox brings with it an exciting roster of new and forthcoming work from LALH. Browse the Fall/Winter 2014 catalog of books and films, now available as a PDF, on the Books page at lalh.org.

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IT’S HERE: ARTHUR A. SHURCLIFF AND THE CREATION OF THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG LANDSCAPE

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Posted by

LALH and the University of Massachusetts Press are pleased to announce the publication of Elizabeth Hope Cushing’s richly illustrated biography of landscape architect and planner Arthur Asahel Shurcliff (1870–1957). Cushing’s authoritative new book illuminates how Shurcliff’s early years in Boston, his training, his early design and planning work, and his experience creating an Arts and Crafts style summer compound […]

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