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Recommended Bibliography and Sources
Books and ArticlesAmerican Society of Landscape Architects. Landscape Architecture, Preservation Leaps the Garden Wall. Vol. 71, No. 1. Louisville, KY: ASLA, January 1981.
Balmori, Diana, Diane K. McGuire and Elanor M. McPeck. Beatrix Farrand's American Landscapes: Her Gardens and Campuses. Sagaponeck, NY: Sagapress, 1985.
Betts, Edwin Morris, ed. Thomas Jefferson's Garden Book: 1766-1824. Philadelphia: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 22, 1944.
Cleveland, Horace William Shaler. Public Grounds in Chicago: How to Give Them Character and Expression. Chicago: C.D. Lakey, 1869.
-----. and Backus, William and Samuel D. Village and Farm Cottages. Watkins Glen, NY: American Life Foundation, 1976.
Downing, A.J. A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening Adapted to North America. New York: 1841.
Draper, Earle Sumner. "Southern Textile Village Planning," Landscape Architecture 8 (October 1927): 1-28.
Earle, Alice Morse. Old-Time Gardens. New York: Gale, 1968.
Eaton, Leonard K. Landscape Artist in America: The Life and Work of Jens Jensen. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1964.
Eliot, Charles W. Landscape Architect. Boston: Houghton and Mifflin, 1902.
Fein, Albert. Frederick Law Olmsted and the American Environmental Tradition. New York: Braziller, 1972.
Favretti, Rudy J. and Favretti, Joy Putnam. Landscapes and Gardens for Historic Buildings. Nashville, TN: American Association for State and Local History, 1978.
Howard, Sir Ebenezer. Garden Cities for Tomorrow. London: Faber and Faber, Ltd., 1946.
Hubbard, Henry Vincent, and Kimball, Theodora. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1929.
Hyams, Edward. Capability Brown and Humphrey Repton. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971.
Isle, John. Our National Park Policy: A Critical History. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1961.
Jellicoe, Geoffrey and Susan. The Landscape of Man. London: Thames and Hudson, 1975.
Jensen, Jens. Siftings. Chicago: Ralph Fletcher Seymour, 1939.
Leighton, Ann. Early American Gardens. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970.
-----. American Gardens in the Eighteenth Century. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976.
Loudon, J.C. The Suburban Gardener and Villa Companion. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1838.
-----. The Landscape Gardener and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphrey Repton, Esq. London: Longman and Company, 1840.
-----. The Villa Gardener, 2nd ed. London: Wm. S. Orr & Co., 1850.
Melnick, Robert. Cultural Landscapes: Rural Historic Districts in the National Park System. Washington, DC: National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1984.
Muir, John. Our National Parks. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1901.
Newton, Norman T. Design on the Land. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971.
Olmsted, F.L. Forty Years of Landscape Architecture, 1: Early Years, ed. and Central Park, eds., Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and Theodora Hubbard Kimball. Cambridge and London: 1973.
Platt, Charles A. Italian Gardens. New York: Harper & Bros., 1894.
Repton, Humphrey. The Art of Landscape Gardening, ed. John Nolen. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1907.
Robinson, Charles Mulford. The Improvement of Towns and Cities. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1901.
-----. Modern Civic Art. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1903.
Simonds, John. Landscape Architecture, The Shaping of Man's Natural Environment. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1961.
Spirn, Anne Whiston. The Granite Garden. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1984.
Weidenmann, Jacob. Victorian Landscape Gardening: A Facsimile of Jacob Weidenmann's Beautifying Country Homes, introduction by David Schuyler. Watkins Glen, NY: The American Life Foundation, 1978.
Wyman, Donald. Shrubs and Vines for American Gardens. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., 1965.
Wyman, Donald. Trees for American Gardens. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., 1965.
Zaitzevsky, Cynthia. Frederick Law Olmsted and the Boston Park System. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1982.
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to the history of landscape architecture.
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