HANSON, AE: An Arcadian Landscape. The California Gardens of A.E. Hanson

Hanson, A. E.; Gebhard, David. An Arcadian Landscape. The California Gardens of A.E. Hanson. Hennessey & Ingalls, 1985. ISBN: 0912158913. Unmarked. Small spot on edge. Good. Paperback. (#30799)

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The architect of some of Southern California’s most notable and spectacular gardens of the 1920’s. This book reconstructs the making of nine of them, including the Harold Lloyd estate in Beverly Hills, the Andalusian garden of Archibald Young in Pasadena, and the Italian garden of Kirk Johnson in Montecito. The autobiographic first chapter gives an engaging account of Hanson’s self training in the profession and his dealings with clients.

Black and white illustrations throughout. 102p.