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TRAVELS THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Tobias Smollett.
Stock no. 2125942
1766. Good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Marbled boards. Containing observations on Character, Customs, Religion, Government, Police, Commerce, Arts, and Antiquities. With a particular description of the Town, Territory, and Climate of Nice: To which is added, A Register of the Weather, kept during a Residence of Eighteen Months in that City. Book has been sympathetically rebacked in contemporary style. New endpapers. Heavy wear and some chipping and loss to corners. Scuffing to marbled boards. Some browning to pages.

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MICHELANGELO AND THE POPE'S CEILING
Written by Ross King.
Stock no. 1816281
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of the four extraordinary years that Michelangelo laboured over the vast Sistine Chapel ceiling. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0701171197.

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NO PICNIC ON MOUNT KENYA
Written by Felice Benuzzi.
Stock no. 2125805
Published by Maclehose Press. Circa 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Dark boards, gilt title to spine. The Story of Three P.o.W.s' Escape to Adventure. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780857053763. Small bump and wear to base of spine. Wrapper lightly edge-creased. 2nd printing of this edition.

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A MARKET FOR MERCHANT PRINCES COLLECTING ITALIAN RENAISSANCE PAINTINGS IN AMERICA
Written by Inge Reist.
Stock no. 2125541
Published by The Pennsylvania State University Press. 1st USA 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Frick Collection Studies in the History of Art Collecting in America No. 2. ISBN: 9780271064710.

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AIR WAR OVER ITALY 1943-1945
Written by Andrew Brookes.
Stock no. 1610479
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711026904. Wrapper spine faded.

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THIS IS ROME
Written by Miroslav Sasek. Illustrated by Miroslav Sasek.
Stock no. 1815459
Published by W.H. Allen. 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0491019963. Board edges rubbed, spine splitting but still tight. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Price-cut matching pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and edge-worn with a few edge tears and tape repairs.

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THE CONCISE GUIDE TO AXIS AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II
Written by David Mondey.
Stock no. 1815403
Published by Chancellor Press. 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A useful guide to the aircraft manufactured by the Axis countries of World War II. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1851529667.

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FLORENCE, ROME AND THE ORIGINS OF THE RENAISSANCE
Written by George Holmes.
Stock no. 1814999
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

This study sets out to place the remarkable cultural achievements of the early Renaissance in a full historical perspective. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0198225768.

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FUTURISM
Written by Caroline Tisdall; Angelo Bozzolla.
Stock no. 1814964
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Italian Futurism was the first cultural movement of the twentieth century to aim directly and deliberately at a mass audience. The story of Futurism exemplifies a perilous confusion of aims and practice which persists in the art today. Peach boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. 169 illustrations, 20 in colour. ISBN: 0500181624. Light page edge browning. Black pictorial dustwrapper is price-clipped and lightly scuffed.

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APOCALYPSE IN ROME: COLA DI RIENZO AND THE POLITICS OF THE NEW AGE
Written by Ronald G. Musto.
Stock no. 1814549
Published by University of California Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The choices and dilemmas face by Cola, a young visionary and the best political speaker of his time, as he overthrew, without violence, the turbulent rule of Rome's barons and the absentee popes. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0520233964.

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A HANDBOOK OF ROME AND ITS ENVIRONS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1208682
Published by John Murray. 11th 1872. Fair condition.

Small format. Red cloth covers, gilt titles. Eleventh edition With a Large Plan of Rome, A Map of the Environs etc. A Murray's Guide. All folding maps present including two in rear pocket. The latter have small tears at folds but are complete. Spine worn at top and tail with small splits in cloth. Corners worn. Covers marked. Rear joint broken. Front joint holding. Inner hinge weak. A few light foxspots to contents but generally very good.

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THE CAPRONI-REGGIANE FIGHTERS 1938-1945
Written by Piero Prato.
Stock no. 1814213
Published by Intyrama. 1st 1968. Very good condition.

Large format. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. 64 pages. Covers lightly browned with a few grubby marks. Couple of green pen tick marks to titles on inside of front cover.

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