Designing Japanese gardens

Tokyo: Gihido, 1962. 8vo, pp. 7, [3], 50, [2], 198, [2], 31, [3]; preliminaries in Japanese with English translation laid in, hundreds of illustrations, including plans, layouts, landscapes, and details, most photographic, a few in color, with captions in Japanese and English; blue and white cloth boards with details in blind; owner's stamps on title page, a couple preliminaries dogeared, in an edgeworn blue dust jacket. Saito Katsuo was a Living Treasure of Japan, and designed a number of famous modern Japanese gardens, including Myo-wa-en in Seattle and the rock garden at the New York UN. His analysis of dozens of extant gardens in this book provides a window into his overall design philosophy. Item #48379

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