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Masson, Georgina

Italian gardens. With 211 photogravure plates and two colour plates.

London, Thames and Hudson 1961.

Reference: 7133
Price: £65 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. 300pp, 211 photo ills on plates, 2 tipped-in colour plates including frontispiece. Publisher’s cloth.

A well-produced and wide-ranging survey, with extensive historical notes and the author’s photographs of the most spectacular gardens of Italy, from the earliest Roman gardens to those of the Renaissance and beyond, with a postscript on the flowers typically grown in Italy through the centuries.