Frances Lincoln 2013
Hardback 224pp Illustrated 295x249mm
9780711234048   Product Code: 20516
Venice and its mainland shelter an amazing variety of secluded gardens, from quiet monastery grounds in the islands of the lagoon to magnificent villas on the Brenta canal and Baroque masterpieces in the hills beyond. Written by a long-time resident and illustrated with hundreds of colour photographs, this ravishingly beautiful guide explores such hidden delights as the garden that inspired Henry James's The Aspern Papers, a benevolent industrialist's gift to his workers, and a flower-filled garden beside the Grand Canal.