×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Country Houses of Majorca
     

Country Houses of Majorca

by Barbara Stoeltie, Rene Stoeltie
 

Majorca is, quite simply, a paradisiacal island. Discover the secret, hidden side to the island, where private houses quietly exist behind thick walls of olive trees, protected from curious gazes of tourists. This is the side of Majorca only seen by the privileged few who live there, who have the luxury to enjoy, every day, not only the lush scenery but also the

Overview

Majorca is, quite simply, a paradisiacal island. Discover the secret, hidden side to the island, where private houses quietly exist behind thick walls of olive trees, protected from curious gazes of tourists. This is the side of Majorca only seen by the privileged few who live there, who have the luxury to enjoy, every day, not only the lush scenery but also the rich Majorcan culture and sumptuous cuisine (which you can test for yourself thanks to the house owners' favorite recipes we've included in the book.)

The island, located near Ibiza off the Mediterranean coast of Spain, is the sort of place dreams are made of. Only a lucky few have turned such a dream into reality, and Country Houses of Majorca is your chance to see the stunning evidence in pictures. The 220 photographs highlight the island's most impressive houses, including many not revealed to the public eye until now. Among these treasures you'll find Frederic Chopin and George Sand's one-time winter hideaway, a tiny fisherman's cottage miraculously perched on the island's southeast cliffs, and the beautiful, old, antique-filled "fincas" restored by Nona von Haeften and her husband, Wolfgang Siegfried Wagner, great grandson of composer Richard Wagner. Let yourself be seduced by the country houses of Majorca- you won't regret the experience, even if it sends you into fits of envy...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783822859957
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
11/10/2000
Series:
Country Houses Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 10.13(h) x 1.04(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews