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Palladio’s Homes from Old School Press

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Two page spread from Palladio's Homes The most recent production from the Old School Press is Palladio’s Homes. The book reprints chapters on the principles of villa design from Andrea Palladio’s I Quattro Libri dell’Architettura with reflections on Palladio’s designs by architects and other observers,  linocut and pen-and-ink illustrations by Carlo Rapp, and an essay on Palladio and his legacy by Witold Rybczynski. The book is set in Giovanni Mardersteig’s Dante typeface and bound in quarter cloth with “Cloudy Sky” paper from Cave Paper and costs £250 / €300 / US$400.

— John Russell