Quantity: 1 available
Book Condition: Near Fine
1920 printing. Base of front board a bit scuffed, ink name and modern owner bookplate on front endpaper, small Brentano's bookseller plate on rear endpaper. 1904 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 270 pp. 4to. Color and black-and-white illustrations by Maxfield Parrish throughout, as well as black-and-white photographs. A tour of Italy with a focus on the architecture of villas and their garden landscaping, by the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, etc. Both the author and the illustrator traveled to Italy for this book, and it was originally serialized in Century Magazine before being published in book form. Includes commentary on villas in Florence, Sienna, Rome and environs, Genoa, Lombardy, and Venice.