„What we call a park, or what was known a garden in Western Europe in the 18th century and in Latvia up to the mid-19th century, came about in ancient times from a longing for a lost paradise.”
Ilze Māra Janelis
“Manor Gardens and Parks of Latvia” is the result of author’s Ilze Māra Janelis many years work, it gives an insight into a wide and rich material. The author’s expierience of studying this cultural heritage for decades makes her knowledge of truly unique.
The book is richly illustrated. It includes old maps, prints, drawings, historical and contemporary photographs.
„Neputns” has published two editions – in Latvian and English.