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From the PublisherRoss King author of Brunelleschi's Dome
[A] wonderfully informative and evocative guide to both the elegant rooms of Palladio's villas and the fascinating history of how a humble stonemason from Padua became one of the most influential architects of all time.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Rybczynski has applied all his usual grace, style, and curiosity to explore an important chapter of domestic history.
Los Angeles Times
Rybczynski's clear description of what he sees and his lucid explanations of Palladio's ideas and methods enable the reader to see and understand the essence of this architect's accomplishments.
The New York Times
Evocative, compelling, charming, The Perfect House is the perfect traveling companion.