New York: The Pencil Points Press, 1926. Item #014064
An illustrated study of the lesser houses of the French court at Versailles. The diversity of the gardens shown here reflects the ideals of classical French formalism adapted to the newer Romantic English style of landscape gardening. Includes many photographs of the house and gardens of the Villa Trianon, the home of legendary decorator Elsie de Wolfe. First edition. 4to; pp. vii, 201 (2) advertisements; color frontispiece and over 200 illustrations from half-tones, plans. A very good copy in original gilt-stamped cloth-backed boards, in agood dust jacket.