Title GEOFFREY JELLICOE, VOL. 1: STUDIES OF A LANDSCAPE DESIGNER OVER 80 YEARS
Book Condition Very Good/Very Good
Publisher Antique Collectors Club Dist 1993
1870673042 / 9781870673044
Seller ID RWARE0000037683
This is the first of four volumes of the writings of one of this century's most remarkable and prolific thinkers. Together with Jock Shepherd, his co- student at the Architectural Association, Geoffrey Jellicoe published his f irst book in 1925. In the literature on landscape architecture, Italian Gar dens of the Renaissance has become the pivotal work and finest appraisal on the subject. To the original photographs of Jock Shepherd's drawings, Jell icoe has now added a completely new text. In An Italian Study , his reasses sment of his generative trip to Italy taken almost seventy years ago, he se ts out to assess the way in which Shepherd's remarkable drawings interpret the spirit of villa and garden. As a sequel to Italian Gardens of the Renai ssance , in 1932 Jellicoe published Baroque Gardens of Austria . Since so l ittle has been written on the subject, and since this work has been long ou t of print, it is produced here in its entirety. It paints a fascinating pi cture of the great buildings and.