Sally Gable with Carl I. Gable
Palladian Days: Finding a New Life in an Italian Country House [Click title to purchase online]
New York: Knopf, 2005.
The Gables tell their personal story of modern-day life at Villa Cornaro, blending humor with fresh insights into Palladio, Venice and Italian village life.
The Drawings of Andrea Palladio
Revised and expanded second edition. New Orleans: Martin & St. Martin Publishing, 2000.
A penetrating insight into Palladio's buildings, as well as the definitive treatment of his drawings.
Andrea Palladio: The Architect In His Time
Revised and updated edition. New York: Abbeville Press, 1998. Photography by Paolo Marton. Paperbound.
Beautifully photographed analytical survey of Palladio's villas, palaces and churches.
Palladio's Villas: Life in the Renaissance Countryside
London: John Murray (Publishers), Ltd., 1991. Paperbound.
A fascinating picture of life in the villas.
Frederic C. Lane
Venice, a Maritime Republic
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1973. Paperbound.
An excellent and highly readable history of the world's longest-lived republic.
John J. Norwich
A History of Venice
New York: Vintage Books, 1989. Paperbound.
The standard English language compendium of Venetian history.
The Four Books on Architecture
Translated by Robert Tavernor and Richard Schofield. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002. Paperbound.
Palladio's 1570 masterwork in a new translation. The most influential book ever written on architecture.
London: Phaiden Press, 1994.
Analysis of Palladio's influence on later architecture, with emphasis on developments in England and America.
Palladio and Palladianism
New York: Thames and Hudson, 1991. Paperbound.
renderings of the Palladian villas, joined with an appealing commentary. A
riveting new analysis of Palladio's design theory, for advanced readers.
Beautiful renderings of the Palladian villas, joined with an appealing commentary.
A riveting new analysis of Palladio's design theory, for advanced readers.