Italian Villas and Their Gardens

 
9780742659858: Italian Villas and Their Gardens

Villa Campi, near Florence Frontispiece Drawn by Maxfield Parrish. The Reservoir, Villa Falconieri, Frascati Drawn by Maxfield Parrish. The Cascade, Villa Torlonia, Frascati 9D rawn by Maxfield Parrish. Fountain of Venus, Villa Petraja, Florence 18 From a Photograph. Villa Gamberaia atS ettignano, near Florence 20 Drawn by C. A. Vanderhoof, from a Photograph. Boboli Garden, Florence 24 or.--1 Drawn by Maxfield Parrish. Entrance to Upper Garden, Boboli Garden, Florence .... 27 From a Photograph. Cypress A lley, Boboli Garden, Florence 31 From a Photograph. I lex-walk, Boboli Garden, Florence c. .. 36 From a Photograph. Villa Gamberaia, near Florence 39 Drawn by Maxfield Parrish. View of A mphitheatre, Boboli Garden, Florence 44 From a Photograph. Villa Corsini, Florence 49 Drawn by Maxfield Parrish. Vicobello, Siena 62 Drawn by Maxfield Parrish.
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