Its illustrations are sparse and none are in color. A very good copy, clean and well-margined.From its inception, Central Park was intended to serve as a counterbalance to industrial New York, a spiritual balm for residents of the teeming metropolis. Zahmt die Wirtschaft! It fulfills this mission by publishing the journal SiteLines and an imprint series of books relevant to landscape history scholarship. Katharsis. Drama einer Familie Olmsted himself would be the first to wonder at this oversight.The flexibility of his style, applicable to small gardens and large parks, incorporating a variety of architectural and horticultural features, and accommodating informal, domestic social arrangements, has ensured an enduring appeal" (ODNB).