Gardens of the Italian villas by Marella Agnelli

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Published by Rizzoli in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Italy

Subjects:

  • Gardens -- Italy -- Design -- History,
  • Gardens, Italian -- History

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesItalian villas.
StatementMarella Agnelli in association with Luca Pietromarchi, Robert Emmett Bright, Federico Forquet.
ContributionsPietromarchi, Luca, 1959-, Bright, Robert Emmett., Forquet, Federico.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB466.I8 A35 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination221 p. :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2737049M
ISBN 100847808254
LC Control Number86031532

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