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Italian Villas and Their Gardens
     

Italian Villas and Their Gardens

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by Edith Wharton
 

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Struck by the magnificence of the Italian countryside from the time of her first sojourn there, our ranking novelist and lady of letters of the early 1900s--a renowned connoisseur--joined forces with the foremost illustrator of the time to celebrate a subject that was dear to them both: incomparable villas and gardens of Italy.

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Struck by the magnificence of the Italian countryside from the time of her first sojourn there, our ranking novelist and lady of letters of the early 1900s--a renowned connoisseur--joined forces with the foremost illustrator of the time to celebrate a subject that was dear to them both: incomparable villas and gardens of Italy.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940018961468
Publisher:
New York, The Century Co.
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
240 KB

Meet the Author

Born into a prosperous New York family, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) wrote more than 15 novels, including The Age of Innocence, The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and other esteemed books. She was distinguished for her work in the First World War and was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from Yale University. She died in France at the age of 75.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 24, 1862
Date of Death:
August 11, 1937
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France
Education:
Educated privately in New York and Europe

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Italian Villas And Their Gardens 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Joanne W Sansone More than 1 year ago
I purchest this on my first nook and cannot get it to download to the color nook. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!
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