ITALIAN GARDENSS OF THE RENAISSANCE, by J. C. Shepherd & G. A. Jellicoe - 1993


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Italian Gardens of the Renaissance

by J. C. Shepherd & G. A. Jellicoe

New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1993

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition, with a GOOD DJ.

  • Facsimile of 1925 edition
  • Boards show some edgewear. Corners are sharp.
  • Spine has gold text with firm ends.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Illustrations are bright and clear.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Textblock edges are lightly foxed. 
  • DJ has some edgewear and is sunned, mostly at spine. (Please see photos)
  • VK2020.1210

92 pages. 9.25X12.25 inches.

ISBN: 1-878271-52-0

"Originally written in 1925, this work is now published in a special edition intended to reach students and the wider market. It is illustrated with 26 surveys of key Renaissance gardens by such famous architects as Michelozzi, Bramante, Vignola and Scamozzi, and Palladio. The text includes a preliminary section on the design principles involved. It is intended to aid understanding of this key period in garden design." (Google Books)


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