The Collected Works of Geoffrey Jellicoe (Volume III: Studies in Landscape Design)

By: Jellicoe, Geoffrey

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As new except for tiny hole on back cover of dust jacket from sticker removal 248 indexed pages, illustrated throughout with drawings and photos "the studies of a landscape designer over 80 years?where the conscious of the subconscious emerges" NOT KEPT AT STORE- order a day ahead of time for in- store pickup

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This celebrated body of work has long been out of print, yet the comprehensive coverage of major aspects of modern landscape design, practice and philosophy is as relevant today as when the three volumes of studies appeared (1960, 1966, 1970). Geoffrey Jellicoe's purpose has been to study the influences of the past and present on the way we regard the 'shaping of the land to accommodate the innumerable activities of the modern world', and the fourteen selected studies in this volume have both an historical and contemporary bias. But the author also adopts a philosophical and psychological approach to his subject, and here his masterly exposition of the place of symbolism and allegory in the understanding of landscape design is crucial, for it presages Jellicoe's development in later works of the underlying importance of the subconscious in our reaction to and understanding of landscape. The first study, ' The Italian Garden of the Renaissance ', was given as a lecture from material gathered in 19

Title: The Collected Works of Geoffrey Jellicoe (Volume III: Studies in Landscape Design)

Author Name: Jellicoe, Geoffrey

ISBN Number: 1870673123

ISBN-13: 9781870673129

Location Published: UK, Garden Art Press: 1996

Binding: Oversize Hardbound

Book Condition: NEAR FINE

lb: 3.10 lbs

Categories: gardening

Seller ID: 6-6Y005