Sakuteiki : Visions of the Japanese Garden, by Takei, Jiro
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- ISBN: 9780804839686 | 0804839689
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/15/2008
TheSakuteiki, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening-or any kind of gardeningin the world. In this edition of theSakuteikithe authors provide both an English-language translation of this classic work and an introduction to the cultural and historical context that led to the development of Japanese gardening.