Vaux-le-Vicomte: A Private Invitation

This comprehensive monograph is an exclusive look inside the château that inspired the design of Versailles and today continues to enchant visitors and film directors alike.Vaux-le-Vicomte's rich history began in 1641 when infamous French finance minister Nicolas Fouquet, the original owner, (...)

Houses of the National Trust

This captivating book, fully revised and updated and featuring more NT houses than ever before, is a guide to some of the greatest architectural treasures of Britain, encompassing both interior and exterior design.This new edition is fully revised and updated and includes entries for new properties (...)

Humphry Repton : Designing the Landscape Garden

Widely acknowledged as the last great landscape designer of the eighteenth century, Humphry Repton created work that survives as a bridge between the picturesque theory of Capability Brown and the pastoral philosophy of Frederick Law Olmsted. By turns inspired by and in opposition to the grandeur (...)
Categoría: Jardines-Botánica

The Wirtz Gardens: Part III

The Wirtz Gardens Part III is the third in a series of books on the gardens of landscape architect practice Wirtz International Landscape Architects. It contains 30 gardens, a mixture of private, public and corporate projects in Belgium, Japan, France and England. Private projects in the USA and (...)
Categoría: Jardines-Botánica

Anfitrionas. Crónicas y cronistas de salones 1890-1930

Crónica social de los salones de Madrid entre finales del siglo xix y principios del xx Un libro ameno, aparentemente frívolo, pero con importancia documental. Anfitrionas de la nobleza y clases altas privilegiadas: duquesa de Medinaceli, duquesa de Fernán Núñez, duquesa de Montellano, duquesa de (...)
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