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With a long and distinguished history of gardening excellence, Great Britain and Ireland contain some of world's top luxury gardens. This magnificent volume features horticultural marvels throughout these lands. Whether a mansion, castle or hotel, most are open to the public. These gardens run the gamut--ranging from the classical rolling English parklands of Capability Brown, to the exuberant flower beds at Sissinghurst and the stark post-modernism of Derek Jarman's lunar landscapes.
This hardcover book measures 9 7/8 inches by 12 2/3 inches. Published May 15, 2009.
German publisher teNeues creates eye candy for design lovers, producing sexy coffee-table books that capture the worlds of art, travel, fashion, photography, and architecture. Founded more than 50 years ago as an offset print shop, the company initially gained recognition for its high-end photo calendars; it eventually moved into greeting cards and art posters before starting its own imprint in 1995. Today, the family-owned publishing firm issues more than 60 products a year, with titles ranging from Backstage Dior to Luxury Living New York.