The Villas Of Lucca
Images Publishing, 2004 - Architecture - 303 pages
The villas of the Lucca district of Tuscany, Italy comprise palatial residences, historic villas, gardens and farmhouses - splendid dwellings whose charm is subtle, discreet and reserved. This superb book, edited by architect Gilberto Bedini, is not only a photographic revelation of the residential teasures of Lucca, but an exploration of the artistic and cultural heritage of the region.
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