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Owing to their ageless beauty, stones uncut and arranged in creative, subtle ways play a pivotal role in traditional Japanese gardens, one even important than trees, shrubbery, and flowers Not merely decorative embellishments, stone arrangements define a garden both as to the era in which it was laid out and its overall aesthetic qualities.Containing 123 photographs and 115 illustrations, is a virtual encyclopedia of garden stone arrangements, written after years of research into the famous and not so well known traditional gardens of Japan, from those laid out in the earliest times to turn of the century estates, from the austere temple garden of Ryoan ji in Kyoto to the rather striking works of feudal daimyo More than just a pictorial presentation of famous works, however, this book also includes practical sections on purchase of materials and layout of arrangements for your own garden....

Title : Japanese Stone Gardens (Japanese and English Edition)
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ISBN : 4766106962
Format Type : Jpoversized
Language : Japanese, English
Publisher : Graphic Sha Pub Co Shohan edition September 1, 1992
Number of Pages : 136 pages
File Size : 675 KB
Status : Available For Download
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