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Visions of the Japanese Garden


Author Takei Jiro
Author Marc Peter Keane
Price JPY 2,200
ISBN 978-4-8053-1051-9
Format 133×203mm 256pages paperback
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The Sakuteiki, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening-or any kind of gardening-in the world. In this edition of the Sakuteiki the authors provide both an English-language translation of this classic work and an introduction to the cultural and historical context that led to the development of Japanese gardening.

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