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Maxfield Parrish-Illustrated "Italian Villas and Their Gardens" by Edith Wharton

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Title and Author/Editor Italian Villas and Their Gardens (Edith Wharton)
Genre Architecture and Design, Home and Garden, Reference
Illustrator Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870–1966)
Type of Illustration Offset Lithograph
Binding Original cloth
Publisher The Century Co.
Publication Year 1905
Period Early 20th Century
Place of Publication New York
Edition Statement Early Printing
Language English
Number of Books 1
Additional Notes An early printing of Italian Villas and Their Gardens by Edith Wharton, her first nonfiction work of travel. This publication was commissioned by Richard Watson Gilder, editor of Century Magazine, to accompany watercolors and drawings done by noted artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish.


- shaken but tight binding, loose hinges, detached frontispiece and tissue guard, page discoloration and slight foxing, edge wear, bowing, bumped and cocked spine, and slight rubbing to cloth; name and date written in purple ink to front free endpaper and graphite marks to front pastedown.


1.5" W x 10.75" H x 7.5" D

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