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ITALIAN CITIES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 1819097
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Three volume set: Venice; Florence; and Rome. Bound in full moire silk with gilt titles to spine and vignettes to front. Colour & b/w photos. Third printing. Green moire silk of the Venice volume is faded to spine (sunned). Contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed with a few minor marks.

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LIONARDO SALVIATI: A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY
Written by Peter M. Brown.
Stock no. 1818857
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lionardo Salviati was a major figure in the culture of the late sixteenth century in Florence, and his career is a good indicator of the intellectual and political climate of the age of the Medici Grand Dukes. Dark grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. ISBN: 0198155239. Price-cut dustwrapper is faded to spine, lightly scuffed, and has a small closed tear to top front panel edge.

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THE CULT OF THE DUCE: MUSSOLINI AND THE ITALIANS
Written by Stephen Gundle; Christopher Duggan; Giuliana Pieri.
Stock no. 1818767
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.

Exploring systematically the personality cult of the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. The factors which informed the cult and its many manifestations in the visual arts, architecture, political spectacle and the media. Matt pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780719088964. Boards lightly scuffed. Contents fine.

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THE FALL OF MUSSOLINI: ITALY, THE ITALIANS, AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Written by Philip Morgan.
Stock no. 1818251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A new perspective on why it happened and its dramatic consequences. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780192802477. Rear panel of dustwrapper is scuffed.

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THE BATTLE OF MARENGO
Written by David Hollins.
Stock no. 1604263
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. The Battle of Marengo 1800 firmly secured Napoleon's position as First Consul. ISBN: 1841761176.

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ORIGIN OF AVIATION IN ITALY 1783-1918
Written by Piero Vergnano.
Stock no. 1603965
Published by Intyprint. 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Stiff card wraps. Dual language edition in ITALIAN and ENGLISH. B/w photos. Wrapper is scuffed and has a couple of edge tears.

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TUSCANY
Written by Jonathan Keates.
Stock no. 1704083
Published by George Philip. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour photographs by Charlie Waite. Square format. ISBN: 0540011762. Wrapper spine faded.

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VENICE
Written by Charles Yriarte.
Stock no. 817047
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1st 1880. Very good condition.

Venice Its History, Art, Industries and Modern Life. Very large format. 15 x 11 inches. Green decorative cloth with gilt titles and elaborate gilt borders. Numerous b/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Contents fine. Corners, top and tail of spine bumped and rubbed. A bright copy.

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THE ART OF FLORENCE
Written by Glenn M. Andres; John M. Hunisak; A. Richard Turner.
Stock no. 588775
Published by Artabras. Circa 1994. Fine condition.

Large format. Two volumes. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Superb colour photos and numerous b/w illustrations. 1312 pages in total. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier and may incur extra shipping costs. ISBN: 9780896601116. 3rd printing. In near fine superb pictorial slipcase which has small chip to spine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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GLI STEMMI DEI COMUNI TOSCANI AL 1860
Written by Luigi Passerini. Illustrated by Luigi Paoletti.
Stock no. 987656
Published by Edizioni Polistampa. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition.

Coats of Arms. Text in Italian. Large format. Pages: 123. Original paper wrappers. 5 folding colour plates. ISBN: 8870401081. Books and contents fine. Outer wrapper has a few grubby marks.

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