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Sunset Patio Book - Mid Century Landscape Design

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"Sunset Patio Book" - Revised Edition, Copyright 1952, 1961 (this printing 1968). Here we have a fantastic landscaping and garden architecture book full of 50's to early 60's designs. Great mid-century architecture and furniture everywhere. Profusely illustrated with multiple black and white illustrations on each page. Bigger than your average Sunset design or garden book at 160 pages.

Contents include:

Orientation to the Sun
How Large Should it Be?
Tie It in with the House
Fit It into the Garden Plan
Detached Garden Shelters
The Patio as Playground
Hillside Patios
Pavements for Patios
Fences and Walls for Privacy
Roofs that Invite the Sun
Roofs that Keep the Sun at Bay
Roofs that Meet the Sun Half Way
Ways to Baffle the Wind
Ways to Cool a Patio
Patio Pools
Ways to Heat a Patio
The Patio Barbecue
Garden and Patio Lighting
Outdoor Benches
Decks for Level Sites
Living Shade - Trees
Living Shade - Vines
Container Plantings
Nest Step: The Lanai
Rooftop Patios

Book is in good condition with light wear to the cover. Binding is in good shape, no cracked hinge.


A word about shipping: U.S. shipping rate included in this listing is via media mail, slow but economical. If you need this book in a hurry, I can ship via Priority mail at an additional cost. Please contact me for details.

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Jan 5, 2018 by sjgibson

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