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Image for Venice.  Pure City.  (Signed).

Venice. Pure City. (Signed).

By: ACKROYD, Peter.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 2009. 9780701172855:

Seller ID: 44743

ISBN: 0701172851


1st edition."We could have no better guide - reading Ackroyd's "Venice" is, in itself, a glorious journey to the ultimate city, glittering, evocative and forever fascinating." Pp.xii/403, frontispiece map + many colour and black & white illustrations, signed by the author to title page. Grey cloth, dustwrapper has paper wraparound slip with "Signed Copy" + small sticker "As seen on skyArts/2" to lower front. VG/VG. View more info

Umbria. Illustration by Joy FitzSimmons.

By: BENTLEY, James.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: Aurum Press Ltd., 1989.:

Seller ID: 11609


1st ed. Illustrated with colour photographs, presents an all-embracing picture of the region's history, religion, culture and gastronomy, providing the essential guide for the independent traveller and Italophile. Pp. 11/180, 10 col. photos, + 1 map. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w. VG/G+. View more info

Siciliana. Sketches of Naples and Sicily in the Nineteenth Century. (Translated from the German by Mrs Gustavus W.Hamilton).

By: GREGOROVIUS, Ferdinand.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: G.Bell & Sons Ltd, 1914.:

Seller ID: 41752


"The essays here translated are taken for the most part from the third volume of Gregorovius's 'Wanderjahre in Italien', published so long ago as 1853; the last, however, that entitled 'Segesta, Selinus and Mount Eryx' from his 'Kleine Schriften' which appeared thirty-five years later in 1888." (preface). Pp.viii/346/2(ads for other publications, handwritten ownership details of Dom Bede Camm [English Benedictine Monk and Martyrologist] and pencil date to front free endpaper, label for Benet House, Cambridge to inside front board (From 1919 to 1931 Camm served as Master of St Benet's H... View more info

Florence.

By: HUTTON, Edward.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Hollis & Carter,1966.:

Seller ID: 3996


New edition. "The present volume is a new, revised edition of the Florence which the author wrote in the light of the changes wrought by World War II. In addition, a fresh selection of up-to-date illustrations has been made." Pp.16/284,24 b/w illustrations. Maroon cloth, illustrated d/w edges rubbed and chipped. VG/G+. View more info