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An exploration of the beauty of Islamic gardens around the world with text by Monty Don stunningly illustrated with photographs by Derry Moore. A complement to the BBC TV series in 2018
A journey through some of the world's most stunning gardens from Spain and Morocco to Turkey and India. An exploration of the beauty of Islamic gardens around the world with text by Monty Don stunningly illustrated with photographs by Derry Moore.
In the Islamic tradition, a garden is a shaded place for rest and reflection and gardens play a central role in everyday life in the Islamic world. Monty Don and acclaimed photographer, Derry Moore, set off on a journey to find out how a very different culture and climate has influenced garden design. Their journey through over 24 stunning gardens covers six countries: Spain, Morocco, the UK, Iran, Turkey, and India.
A complement to the BBC2 series due to air in Spring 2018.
The discoveries he makes and documents in this book are simply breathtaking * Love it! * It's sun-filled escapism, gloriously illustrated with photography by Derry Moore, capturing the legacy, the beauty, the shadows, the shimmering heat and the continued human enjoyment of such places * Country Life * Evocative * Gardens Illustrated * Don feels that understanding these paradise gardens has made him a better gardener, and possibly a better person. One could not wish for a better guide to them. He has great powers of description * World of Interiors * Don's precision of thought and gentlemanly infectious enthusiasm shines throughout this book * Hortus *
ISBN: 9781473666481 ISBN-10: 1473666481 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 272 Published: 27th March 2018 Publisher: HODDER & STOUGHTON Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 29.0 x 24.3
Weight (kg): 1.49
Edition Number: 1 Edition Type: Illustrated