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THE VENETIAN EMPIRE: A SEA VOYAGE
Written by Jan Morris.
Stock no. 1823651
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

Colour and b/w illustrations. An invaluable and historical introduction to Venice. Colour plates. Still in original shrinkwrap which is lightly scuffed, unsure if there are any light scuff marks beneath the shrinkwrap on the slipcase...

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ITALY
Written by Frank Fox. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane; William Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2137602
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1918. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine; brown title to front cover. Brown and yellow decorations to spine and front cover. Reprint edition, with 64 illustrations (original published in 1913 with 32 illustrations). A and C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some nicks, chips and splits to spine; some fraying to cloth. Heavy foxing to a few pages (e.g. 70/1). Some hinges are pulled.

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LAMIA'S WINTER-QUARTERS
Written by Alfred Austin. Illustrated by George Samuel Elgood.
Stock no. 2137588
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1908. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 16 colour plates. 4 page booklist to rear. Spine is bro2wned with small split to base. Damp staining to rear, going through to pages at rear. Foxing.

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VENICE
Written by Lonsdale Ragg; Laura M. Ragg. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2137576
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1916. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and yellow to front cover. 75 colour plates. A and C Black 20 Shilling series. Spine is browned with bumping and wear. Some marks to covers. Joints are pulled. Plate to opposite page 82 has margin mark (goes from page 82-84). Some hinges are pulled - binding starting to become weak. Foxing and browning.

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THE ITALIAN LAKES
Written by Richard Bagot. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane.
Stock no. 2137462
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1912. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Blue pictorial cloth showing image of lake and reflections, surrounded by vine and grapes design to front cover and spine. Gilt titles to front cover and spine. 68 tissue-guarded colour plates. 2 page original booklist, plus 8 page additional booklist (reprint). 1" split to base of spine, appears to have been repaired with glue. Spine is also browned. Some marks to covers. Joints are a bit cracked. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Plate margins are a bit browned.

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SICILY
Written by Spencer Musson. Illustrated by Alberto Pisa.
Stock no. 2137436
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Grey cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover and green and orange decorations. Top edge gilt. 48 tissue-guarded mounted colour plates and fold-out map to rear. Part of the A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. 1-2" split to top of spine; some fraying to cloth; other horizontal tear across top of spine - partially repaired with glue. Browning to spine. Bumping to corners. Some scuffing. Front joint is pulled. Newspaper cutting has been stuck to the rear pastedown. Some browning and foxing.

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ITALY
Written by Frank Fox. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane; William Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2137365
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1914. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover; vignette to front cover. Fascination of Europe Series. 32 colour plates. Spine is bumped with some chipping and faded. Some marks to covers. Joints are cracked - binding is starting to become weak. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing.

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NAPLES
Written by Sybil Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Augustine Fitzgerald.
Stock no. 2137138
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1904. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 80 tissue-guarded colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; darkening to spine. Crease to bottom corner on rear cover. Joints are a little cracked. Some browning and foxing. Smal, patch surface paper damage to front endpaper. Stains to plate margins and lower textblock.

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FLORENCE AND SOME TUSCAN CITIES
Written by Clarissa Goff.
Stock no. 2137084
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

A. & C. Black Colour Book. 20 Shilling Series. 75 colour plates. Red pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is also faded. A few marks to covers. Foxing throughout, heavy in some places (e.g. 122/3). Margins to plate pages are a little browned.

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ROME
Written by M.A.R. Tuker; Hope Malleson. Illustrated by Alberto Pisa.
Stock no. 2137081
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles; yellow/green decorations. A & C Black 20 Shillings Series. 70 colour illustrations. Top edge gilt. Bumping to corners. Fading to spine and a couple of edges. Some scuffing to covers, with a few marks. Joints are a little cracked. Page browning; some foxing; mostly to outer page edges and page margins. Plate to page 210 has a margin mark.

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POMPEII
Written by W.M. Mackenzie. Illustrated by Alberto Pisa.
Stock no. 2137054
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and dark yellow title to front cover. 20 colour plates with tissue guards plus a few b/w plates. 179 pages plus fold-out map and publication list to rear. A & C Black 7/6 Series. Reprint. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Marks to covers. Top corner tips are creased (where book bumped). Hinge cracked at page 129. Sketch plan a bit foxed. Light foxing in other places.

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THE CASTLES OF ITALY
Written by C.T.G. Formilli. Illustrated by C.T.G. Formilli.
Stock no. 2136951
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cream cloth with dark brown/red titles and black pictures to front cover and spine. 24 colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book. Spine is browned and grubby; some marks to covers also. Page edge browning.

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