"This is a truly handsome volume with its front embossed cover, colorful end papers, and elegant artwork." ~Chicago Botanic Garden
"Like pinned butterflies, each finely rendered specimen floasts vulnerably on the page, completely decontextualized." ~I.D.
"This spring, if you are dreaming of building a summerhouse in the country, here is the perfect book to inspire you to get out the tape measure and drafting paper." ~The New York Observer
About the Author
Bernd H. Dams and Andrew Zega have co-authored and co-illustrated four books, including Pleasure Pavilions & Follies: In the Gardens of the Ancient Régime (Flammarion, 1995) and Palaces of the Sun King: Versailles, Trianon, Marly (Rizzoli, 2002). The artists’ work is regularly featured in numerous periodicals, as well as major architectural journals.