The book “A Collection of designs for rural retreats, as villas” by James Malton depicts designs of British country houses of the 17th century. He talks about the style of villas and highlights the rejection of Roman and Greek styles. Having that in mind I started searching for books that also focus on this topic….
The book is called “Collection of designs for rural retreats as villas. Principally in the Gothic and Castle styles of Architecture. With their Iconography or Plans, laid down to Scale and other Appendages. » Therefore we from first sight know that the book compiles different designs and descriptions of villas in a rural context. List of…