Bok Tower Gardens : America's Taj Mahal / Kenneth Treister and David Price ; photography by Dan Forer ; foreword by Derek Bok ; epilogue by Bob Graham.
by Treister, Kenneth [author.]; Price, David [author.]; Forer, Dan [photographer.]; Bok, Derek Curtis [writer of added commentary.]; Graham, Bob [writer of added commentary.]; Bok, Edward William.Material type: BookPublisher: New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2013Description: 220 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 31 cm.ISBN: 9780847841479 (hardcover); 0847841472 (hardcover).Subject(s): Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 | Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 | Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales, Fla.) | Gardens -- Florida -- Lake Wales | Carillons -- Florida -- Lake Wales | Bell towers -- Florida -- Lake Wales | Bell towers | Carillons | Gardens | Florida -- Lake Wales
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Includes bibliographical refrences (pages 216-217) and index.
The creation of Bok Tower Gardens. Edward William Bok : the creator ; Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. : designing a sanctuary ; Garden portfolio ; An artistic collaboration ; The tower in the garden ; The dedication : a work of national significance ; Tower portfolio -- Pinewood Estate. The estate beautiful ; Pinewood portfolio -- On beauty and humanistic architecture. A spirit of design ; Bok Tower Gardens : precedents and influences ; America's Taj Mahal ; "The most beautiful spot in America" ; Epilogue to Two persons ; Growth : a Spring song.