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Lot 0179
Heading: (Parrish, Maxfield, illustrator)
Author: Wharton, Edith
Title: Italian Villas and Their Gardens
Place Published: London
Publisher:The Century Co.
Date Published: 1904

xii, 270 pp. with 52 illustrations, 26 of which are color plates or half tones by Maxfield Parrish, the rest being photographs and drawings by E. Denison, Malcolm Fraser and C. A. Vanderhof. (8vo), original green cloth decorated in gilt. First Edition.

One of the best books written on Italian garden design, with the wonderful paintings of Maxfield Parrish. Scarce 1904 edition in nicer condition than usually encountered. Small Ownership marks on front free endpaper.


Slight wear to cloth and rubbing along spine, light rubbing at ends and corners; foxing on endpapers and toning near edges, interior bright with tissue guards intact; near fine.

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Wharton's Italian Villas w/Maxfield Parrish 1904 1st

Estimate $700 - $1,000Sep 05