Olmsted's America: An "Unpractical" Man and His Vision of Civilization

By: Hall, Lee

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Book Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful, as new book. no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips and no price-clip. Pages and page edges pristine and dustjacket is most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is illustrared throughout with 94 black and white images. Olmstead is revered as the Father of American Landscape Architecture and is synonymous with New York City's Central Park. And yet in his day he was noted as "an unpractical man" which is not wihout truth given the fact that he'd had many careers prior to this one. The author, however, chooses to focus on how Olmsted's work and ideas affected the United States. Book measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/2" and has 270 pages.

Title: Olmsted's America: An "Unpractical" Man and His Vision of Civilization

Author Name: Hall, Lee

Categories: Architecture, Garden and Horticulture,

Edition: First Edition Stated

Publisher: U.S.A., Bulfinch press/ Little Brown: 1995

ISBN Number: 0821219987

ISBN Number 13: 9780821219980

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 27618A

Keywords: Frederick Law Olmstead. Landscape Architecture. Central Park New York Ciity