<i>Guide for Drawing the Acanthus and Every Description of Ornamental Foliage</i> by the ornamental draftsman and designer, I. Page. This book presents a catch-all guide for individuals interested in basic (and intricate) foliage design and ornamentation. The information supplied in this publication can guide any reader in the design of foliage around their own home, and help illuminated the artistry of foliage installments at private residences, in public parks, and featured as part of great gardens.<br><br>Page presents a history of ornamental design along with a chapter dedicated to each type of ornamental style practiced at the time of publication. The book also includes a glossary of terms that will help the novice gardener become savvy in the jargon of the trade; and with over one hundred illustrations to enhance key concepts explored within the text. Page's main focus with this book is to offer this information, which was previously available only to those traditionally schooled in the art of ornamental foliage, to any and every reader who interested in this art form or in becoming a horticulturist.<br><br><i>Guide for Drawing the Acanthus and Every Description of Ornamental Foliage</i> is an interesting guide to foliage design and ornamentation. Page's book presents a historic look at foliage design that makes it an exciting resource for anyone researching the topic. This book is also a great resource for individuals who work in lawn care, and also those who are interested in designing their own lawns or gardens. This book offers a practical guide, written in approachable language, that would be easy to follow even for the most novice foliage artists.