This book, which was edited by Paige Rense, Editor in Chief of Architectural Digest, is full of wonderful pictures and history of famous collections through the ages.
The description of this book tells us the following: When you page through this book you are stepping inside the homes of the world's great private collectors.
In mansions and villas, apartments and palaces international connoisseurs have assembled personal collections that rival those in the finest public museums. They acquire art, antiques and artifacts with an expertise and dedication inspired by a passion for beauty.
Seldom is the public admitted to the homes of these collectors. But Paige Rense, editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest and America's foremost journalist of fine interior design, takes her readers into these homes and shows them their treasures. She has personally selected twenty private collections for this volume. See pictures and table of contents.
This book was published in 1092 and is a stated First Edition.
The book is in excellent condition with no issues. The dust jacket shows some wear along the edges. An outstanding book that will keep you engrossed for hours.
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