"...Parish illustrations, in trademark dreamy, fairy-tale style--seems to dislocate these legendary gardens from time altogether." ~Forbes Life
"...a piece of classic garden literature." ~Italian Cooking & Living
"Wharton combines garden and travel writing from a true insider's perspective with descriptive mastery of what she terms the "garden-magic" of Italy." ~Southern Accents
About the Author
Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was the first woman awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Yale University, and full membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Dixon Hunt is a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. Maxfield Parrish (1870–1966) was a renowned American painter and illustrator.