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The Art of Landscape Architecture

The Art of Landscape Architecture

$39.95

Parsons, Samuel, Jr.

Cl. Washington DC, 2009

Book ID: 79434

As superintendent of planting in Central Park and landscape architect to the City of New York for nearly thirty years, Parsons was, until his resignation in 1911, the last direct link in the city to the ideals of Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted. The most widely read of Parsons s several books, The Art of Landscape Architecture (1915) was an affectionate summing up of the theories and built work that had inspired America's first generation of landscape architects.

348 pp., 82 illus.