Texts Quoted and Photographed

Murray 1867: John Murray. A Handbook for Travellers in Central Italy. Including Lucca, Tuscany and its Off-lying Islands, Florence, Umbria, the Marches, part of the Patrimony of St. Peter, and the Island of Sardinia. 7th edition, completely revised. London: J. Murray, 1867. (LPL: STDLO 3085)

Murray 1883: John Murray. A Handbook for Travellers in Northern Italy: Comprising Turin, Milan, Pavia, Cremona, the Italian Lakes, Bergamo, Brescia, Verona, Mantua, Vicenza, Padua, Venice, Ferrara, Bologna, Ravenna, Rimini, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Genoa, the Riviera and the Immediate Towns and Routes. 15th edition, completely revised. London: J. Murray, 1883. (LPL: STDLO 3084)

Ross 1891: Janet Ross. Florentine Villas. London: J.M. Dent & Co, 1891. (LPL: STDLO 4339)

James 1892: Henry James. A passionate pilgrim, and other tales. 6th Edition. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1892. (LPL: STDLO 3536)

Platt 1894: Charles A. Platt. Italian Gardens. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1894.

Baedeker 1895: Karl Baedeker. Italy. Handbook for Travellers. First Part: Northern Italy, including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna, and Routes through Switzerland and Austria. 10th remodelled Edition. Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1895. (LPL: STDLO 3086)

Baedeker 1900: Karl Baedeker. Italy. Handbook for Travellers. Second Part: Central Italy and Rome. 13th revised Edition. Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1900. (LPL: MAIN G11884)

Leyland 1900: John Leyland, edited by. Gardens Old and New. The Country House and its Garden Environment. 3vv. London: The Country Life Library, 1900. (LPL: STDLO 4414; STDLO 4415; STDLO 4416)

Bertarelli 1901a: Luigi Vittorio Bertarelli. Guida Itineraria del Touring Club Italiano (…). Fascicolo I. Italia Settentrionale. Milano: CTI, 1901. (LPL: MAIN G11853)

Bertarelli 1901b: Luigi Vittorio Bertarelli. Guida Itineraria del Touring Club Italiano (…). Fascicolo II. Italia Centrale e Meridionale. Milano: CTI, 1901. (LPL: MAIN G11854)

Bertarelli 1901c: Luigi Vittorio Bertarelli. Guida Itineraria del Touring Club Italiano (…). Fascicolo III. Italia Meridionale e Insulare. Milano: CTI, 1901. (LPL: MAIN G11855)

Grahame 1901: Georgina S. Grahame. In a Tuscan Garden. Londra: Lane, 1902. (LPL: MAIN 1800)

Triggs 1901: Inigo Triggs. Formal gardens in England and Scotland: their planning and arrangement, architectural and ornamental features. London – New York: B.T. Batsford – Scribner’s, 1902. (LPL: STDLO 4327)

Hamlin 1902: A.D.F. Hamlin. “The Italian Formal Gardens”. In European and Japanese Gardens, Paper read before The American Institute of Architects, 9-63. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co., 1902.

Wharton 1904: Edith Wharton. Italian Villas and their Gardens. New York: The Century Co., 1904 (LPL: STDLO 4374)

Latham 1905: Charles Latham and Evelyn March Phillipps. The Gardens of Italy, by Charles Latham with descriptions by E. March Phillipps. 2 vv. [London], New York: Offices of Country Life Ltd. – Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1905. (LPL: STDLO 4332, STDLO 4333)

Triggs 1906: Harry Inigo Triggs. The Art of Garden Design in Italy. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1906. (LPL: STDLO 4328)

Lee 1908: Vernon Lee. “Old Italian Gardens”. In Limbo and Other Essays to Which is now added Ariadne in Mantua, 107-32. London and New York: John Lane, 1908. (LPL: SOPRA 6002)

Platt 1908: Dan Fellows Platt. Through Italy with Car and Camera. New York and London: The Knickerbocker Press, 1908. (LPL: MAIN 1020)

Reynolds-Ball 1908: Eustace Reynolds-Ball. Rome, A Practical Guide to Rome and its Environs. Second Edition. London: Adam and Charles Black, 1908. (LPL: MAIN G11892)

Sitwell 1909: George Sitwell. An Essay on the Making of Gardens, Being a Study of Old Italian Gardens, of the Nature of Beauty, and the Principles Involved in Garden Design. London: John Murray, 1909.

Cruickshank 1912: J.W. Cruickshank e A.M. Cruickshank. Grant Allen’s Historical Guides, The Umbrian Towns. Second Edition Revised. London, New York: Grant Richards Ltd, Henry Holt and Company, 1912. (LPL: MAIN G11889).

Le Blond 1912: Aubrey Le Blond. The Old Gardens of Italy, How to Visit Them. London, New York: John Lane, 1912. (LPL: MAIN 1823; SOPRA 4559)

Pasolini Ponti 1915: Maria Pasolini Ponti. Il giardino italiano. Roma: Ermanno Loescher & Co., 1915. (LPL: STDLO 4373)

Lowell 1920: Guy Lowell. More Small Italian Villas and Farmhouses. New York: The Architectural book publishing co., [1920]. (LPL: STDLO 4336)

Eberlein 1922: Harold Donaldson Eberlein. Villas of Florence and Tuscany. Philadelphia & London, New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, The Architectural Record Company, 1922. (LPL: G12014)

Shepherd Jellicoe 1925: J.C. Shepherd and G.A. Jellicoe. Italian Gardens of the Renaissance. London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1925.

Standish Nichols 1928: Rose Standish Nichols. Italian Pleasure Gardens. London: Williams & Norgate Ltd., 1928. (LPL: G12013)

Mostra 1931: Comune di Firenze. Mostra del giardino italiano, Catalogo. Seconda edizione. Firenze: [Tipografia E. Ariani], 1931. (LPL: STDLO 4274)

Acton 1948: Harold Acton. Memoirs of an Aesthete. London: Methuen, 1948. (VLP CO)

Acton 1965: Harold Acton. Memorie di un esteta. Traduzione di M. Bonsanti. Milano: Garzanti, 1965. (VLP CO fotocopie)

Acton 1970: Harold Acton. More Memoirs of an Aesthete. London: Methuen, 1970. (LPL: SOPRA 4540)

Acton 1973a:  Harold Acton. Ville Toscane. Firenze: Becocci Editore, 1973. (VLP CO, dono)

Acton 1973b:  Harold Acton. Tuscan Villas. London: Thames and Hudson, 1973. (VLP CO: 

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James 2006: Henry James. Ore Italiane (traduzione di Claudio Salone). Milano: Garzanti, 2006.