By Gabriel Faure; Frank Kemp [translator]
London   The Medici Society, Ltd.
13.5" by 10" 100pp.
A smart translated edition of this historical study of the gardens of Rome, with colour illustrations.
By Gabriel Faure; Frank Kemp [translator]

1926 The Gardens of Rome

London   The Medici Society, Ltd.
13.5" by 10" 100pp.
A smart translated edition of this historical study of the gardens of Rome, with colour illustrations.
£40.00
: 3kgs / : 896T25

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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, thirteen colour plates, and many in-text images. Collated complete. A detailed study of the gardens of Rome, with chapters on the feeling for nature, the gardens of Ancient Rome, ruins and forums, terraces, Renaissance Villas, Hadrian's Villa, characteristics of Italian gardens, and much more. Written by Gabriel Faure, a French musician, teacher, and writer. Translated by Frank Kemp, an English writer and translator. Illustrated by Pierre Vignal, a French painter.

Condition

In the original full red cloth binding. Externally, smart with light rubbing and minor bumping to the extremities. Fading to the spine and board edges. The odd small mark to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean with light scattered spotting and minor age toning to the endpapers.

Very Good

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