The Georgian villa
The villa has endured as the idea of a rural retreat for relaxation and contemplation from antiquity to the present day. These essays written by the leading scholars in the field form an outstanding corpus of work which makes a substantial contribution to the understanding and interpretation of the Georgian Villa.
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