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Italian Villas and Their Gardens by  Edith; Maxfield Parrish (Illustrated by) Wharton - First Thus - 2008 - from Ultramarine Books (SKU: 005278)

Italian Villas and Their Gardens

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Italian Villas and Their Gardens

by Wharton, Edith; Maxfield Parrish (Illustrated by)

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New York: The Mount Press / Rizzoli, 2008 270 pages. A facsimile of the first edition published in 1904, "including twenty-six original paintings by Maxfield Parrish" - color and b&w - and a brief history of seventy-five villas and their gardens. The first edition was published with decorative stamping on the front cover, but without a dustjacket, which has been created for this facsimile and which is enclosed in a Brodart removable sleeve. "Elegantly written, informed by Wharton's intelligence and wit." Small "publisher's" bump at the bottom of the front joint Clean throughout; tight binding; as new. . First Thus. Decorated embossed green cloth. Fine/Fine. 10 1/2" x 7".


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Italian Villas and Their Gardens
Wharton, Edith; Maxfield Parrish (Illustrated by)
Book condition
Used - Fine
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First Thus
The Mount Press / Rizzoli
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
edith wharton maxfield parrish italian villas gardens architecture gardening landscape watercolors italy travel italian architecture history
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