A Short Biography of Frederick Law Olmsted

Frederick Law Olmsted practiced the art of landscape architecture with a combination of elegance and practicality. He held a deep understanding of managing the human impact on the land. In addition to Central Park, the Biltmore Estate, and the “White City” of Chicago’s World Fair, he set the ground rules for Yosemite National Park. He was also a writer, an innovator in war injury; and a business man.

The Short Biographies series from Applewood’s Benna Books imprint features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures. Each beautiful hardcover book includes an interesting retelling of a single person's life, suitable for young adults and adults alike. These little gems will become beloved souvenirs of a favorite artist.

By John Weatherman
Part of the Short Biographies Series
32 pages
Published by Applewood Books, 2018
Hardcover
4.3 x 6.8 inches




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