Geoffrey Jellicoe: the studies of a landscape designer over 80 years

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Garden Art Press, Jun 1, 1993 - Architecture
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 first book in 1925. In the literature on landscape architecture, Italian Gardens of the Renaissance has become the pivotal work and finest appraisal on the subject. To the original photographs of Jock Shepherd's drawings, Jellicoe has now added a completely new text. In An Italian Study, his reassessment of his generative trip to Italy taken almost seventy years ago, he sets 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 Renaissance, in 1932 Jellicoe published Baroque Gardens of Austria . Since so little has been written on the subject, and since this work has been long out of print, it is produced here in its entirety. It paints a fascinating picture of the great buildings and

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Jellicoe is an architect and landscape architect.

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