Quarto; VG/VG-; Teal blue spine with white text; DJ has slightly rubbed exteriors, foxing inside lower cover; Boards have shelfwear, rubbed corners; Spine is cocked; Remainder mark on tail edge of textblock; Textblock is age toned; pp 422. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.
Near Fine in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., black mark to bottom edge. no other flaws, else clean, no writing or text markings, tight binding. appears unused.; xix-422pp., 12 color plates, 5 maps, 155 b/w figures. detailed history of the villas in frascati, particularly the villa mondragone.
New. Throughout the early modern period, the villas of Frascati played a central role in Roman social politics. New families penetrated Roman society and began to climb from the ranks of the ecclesiastical nobility into the secular aristocracy in the mid-sixteenth century. In this study, Tracy Ehrlich analyzes one such villa--the Villa Mondragone--(built by Pope Paul V Borghese) to demonstrate how architecture, landscape and rituals of villegiatura (villa life) were used to forge a new identity as a Roman noble house. Demonstrates how architecture and landscape forge the identity of a Roman noble house.
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