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The Italian Renaissance Garden: Lazzaro, Claudia; Photographs by Ralph Lieberman

The Italian Renaissance Garden

Lazzaro, Claudia; Photographs by Ralph Lieberman

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ISBN 10: 0300047657 / ISBN 13: 9780300047653
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1990
Condition: NF Hardcover
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Book is NF, clean and tight; no previous owner's name, no markings in text. Clean blue boards, bright gilt spine titles, very tiny nick to upper right spine. Clean, bright jacket is NF, no chips, tears or creases. Publisher's plain cardboard slipcase is also NF. Not a remainder or ex-library. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 342 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 56526

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Title: The Italian Renaissance Garden

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:NF

Dust Jacket Condition: NF

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Bound in the publisher's original blue cloth with the spine stamped in gilt and in a white cardboard slipcase.

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In this delightful book, Lazzaro presents a solid discussion of gardens that have been cultivated for over 500 years. In the first six chapters she covers the idea of the garden and its physical and philosophical representation, including reconstruction based on renderings, ornamentation such as stone sculpture, structured designs, natural design, and the synthesis between art and nature. The final four chapters are devoted to individual gardens and cover the Castello, the Boboli, the Villa D'Este, and the Lante Bagnaia. Those who have traveled to Italy will appreciate most the photographs by Lieberman, which reveal the geometry of the plantings and the symmetry of their arrangement in 190 black-and-white illustrations and 80 color plates. This well-planned book will serve the scholar of Renaissance culture as well as the home gardener looking for ideas. Highly recommended.
- Ellen Bates, New York
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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