By Gunter Nitschke
whilst detailing the features distinguishing and differentiating each of the 5 significant epochs within the historical past of the japanese garden, the writer identifies the typical motif which underlies all of them: the recurrent try and unite good looks as traditional coincidence and wonder as human-perfected variety, to accomplish a classy symbiosis among the seeming randomness of ordinary shape and the stern geometry of the precise angle.
"This impressive booklet offers a close, engrossing historical past of eastern gardens with separate chapters for every historic period. it's fantastically illustrated with colour images in addition to ancient black and white." - Suite one zero one, New York