Beatrix: The Gardening Life of Beatrix Jones Farrand 1872-1959

Beatrix: The Gardening Life of Beatrix Jones Farrand 1872-1959

By: Brown, Jane

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252 pristine pp & 1.5 kg packed to post. A gorgeously illustrated biography of American landscape designer Beatrix Jones Farrand. Using Farrand's own drawings and plans, and marvelous full-color and black-and-white photos, Jane Brown shows that when her contemporaries were still turning to well-known European fashions, Farrand was creating an original and lovely style that America could call its own. biographical info >> Beatrix Jones Farrand (June 19, 1872 – February 28, 1959) was a landscape gardener and landscape architect in the United States. Her career included commissions to design about 110 gardens for private residences, estates and country homes, public parks, botanic gardens, college campuses, and the White House. Farrand was one of the founding eleven members, and the only woman, of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Beatrix Farrand is one of the most accomplished persons, and women, recognized in both the first decades of the landscape architecture profession and the centuries of landscape garden design arts and accomplishments.

Title: Beatrix: The Gardening Life of Beatrix Jones Farrand 1872-1959

Author Name: Brown, Jane

Categories: BIOGRAPHIES, AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, GARDENING, PLANTS, PLANT HUNTING, FASHION, DESIGN,

Publisher: USA, Viking: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Excellent

Jacket Condition: Excellent

Size: 29.5cm

Seller ID: 011624

Keywords: Brown Farrand Garden Design Horticulture