Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai'i Press, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xviii, 283 pp. 8vo. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover. Fine / Fine.
From the dust jacket, "This volume delves into questions of beauty and ideas of nature expressed in the visual and literary arts of Japan as well as notions of taste and creativity in garden making. It goes beyond the popular understanding of Japanese gardens and locates them in a larger social and cultural context..."