La Leopolda

Facsimile edition of the 1939 edition

The Cary Collection is delighted to present this incredibly scarce Paris 1987 'reprint' edition of Villa 'La Leopolda: A Description' originally privately published in 1939 w/ (22) sumptuous ppg profusely illustrated w/ b&w photos and floor plans!~ This spectacular villa was built by the noted Boston society architect Ogden Codman from 1929 to 1931 which he created by assembling a number of vernacular structures and their sites in the French Riviera resort town of Villefranche-sur-Mer~ It is his 'Masterpiece', the finest surviving expression of his esthetic, invoking the style of the Belle Epoque!~ Furthermore, today it is registered as a french 'Monument Historique'~




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