Authentic Details for Design and Restoration

“Harrison has succeeded again.”  —Early American Life

For passionate gardens lovers who desire romance or repose Peter Joel Harrison’s GAZEBOS AND TRELLISES will inspirer you to create the perfect addition to enhance your landscape, bringing a mystique that will draw others into your garden.


Three centuries of American craftsmanship are documented. Nine chapters reveal styles from various periods: Chinese, Tudor, Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate, Carpenter Gothic, Victorian and Stick. Examples of garden temples, follies, tea houses, belvederes, arbors, rose pyramids and fans. All gathered from personal travels around the country, vintage photographs and rare books. Each design is accompanied with place name and location. Construction dates and background information are provided when available. A complete listing of historic vines and exotic climber concludes this wondrous work.

Never before has such a complete study been undertaken. It captures the reader and carries him back in time.

Volume II

• Expanded second edition

• Burgundy cloth cover

• Marbleized end papers

• Monograph

• 296 pages / 200 illustrations

• Part I—Gazebos (1640–1860)

• Part II—Trellises (1700–1920)

• ©1999 / Printed in the USA

• ISBN 0-471-32198-2




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