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The Holden Arboretum (Series on Ohio History and Culture)

Love, Steve; Adams, Ian

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ISBN 10: 1884836879 / ISBN 13: 9781884836879
Published by University Of Akron Press, U.S.A., 2002
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Beautiful book printed on high quality paper and presented in glorious color. Steve Love, noted for his books on Stan Hywet and the rubber industry in Akron, provided the text to accompany the glorious photography of Ian Adams. The book is oversized at 10"x12" and has 231 pages. It's very clean and nice with no names or writing. Only fault is isolated spots of light edge wear. SIGNED without inscription by Ian Adams. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 27212TB

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Title: The Holden Arboretum (Series on Ohio History...

Publisher: University Of Akron Press, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Signed: SIGNED by Artist

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The Holden Arboretum is a living museum of forests and woodlands, meadows and display gardens, mountains and ravines, rock ledges and lakes, rivers and streams, wetlands and bogs, with an abundance of wildlife. It is a place of year-round beauty with tremendous scientific and ecological importance. The Holden Arboretum was established on 100 acres in 1931 by people of vision and great generosity who understood the importance of protecting precious green spaces for future generations. Today, Holden spans 3,400 acres and is nationally known for its plant collections, education programs, research efforts, and its commitment to conservation. Albert Fairchild Holden, the founding father of the Holden Arboretum, was born in 1866, the third of nine children born to Liberty and Delia Bulkey Holden. His mother was instrumental in the founding of the Cleveland School of Art, which became the Cleveland Institute of Art; his father was involved in the mining business and was, at one time, the owner of Cleveland's major newspaper, The Plain Dealer. Though he had at one time considered bequeathing his estate to Harvard, his alma mater, the untimely death of his 12-year old daughter, Elizabeth, inspired him to instead endow the arboretum in her memory. A trust agreement in his will designated that funds be set aside for development of an arboretum following a life interest for his two remaining daughters, who were teenagers at the time of his death in 1913.

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Steve Love is a journalist and freelance writer who has a BA in journalism from California State University at Chico. He is the author of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (University of Akron Press), as well as co-author of The Golden Dream (Sagamore) and Wheels of Fortune: The Story of Rubber in Akron (University of Akron Press).

Ian Adams is an environmental photographer specializing in natural, historical, rural, and garden landscapes. More than 2,000 of his photographs have been published in books, calendars, posters, magazines, and other publications. His recent books include Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, The Ohio Lands, The Free-Spirited Garden, and Midwest Landscape Design.

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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