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Designing japanese gardens

Katsuo Saito

Designing japanese gardens

by Katsuo Saito

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Published by Gihodo in Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Saito Katsuo , translated by Shinjiro Hiki.
ContributionsHiki, Shinjiro.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17051592M

OCLC Number: Notes: Colophon inserted. Description: 7, 50, , 31 pages illustrations (some color) 31 cm: Other Titles: Designing Japanese gardens. Perhaps, the best way forward if you are interested or about to start designing Japanese gardens is to visit a good example near where you live (there are excellent designs of Japanese gardens in most countries in the world) OR have a good rummage around on the internet for photographs of gardens that catch the eye and are great examples of.

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