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THE GOLDEN CENTURY OF VENETIAN PAINTING
Written by Terisio Pignatti.
Stock no. 1822051
Published by Los Angeles County Museum Of Art. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The evolution of the Venetian Renaissance in painting traced from Bellini's subtle tonal gradations and Giorgione's chromatic poetry, through Titian's sensuous opulence and intense realism, to Tintoretto's dynamic light and visionary fantasy, and to the final glory of Veronese's joyous iridescence. An exhibition catalogue. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0807609358. Slight discolouration to base of spine. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top of spine and scuffed to rear panel.

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THE ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY OF VENICE
Written by Deborah Howard.
Stock no. 2134773
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713411880.

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POMPEII: THE LIFE OF A ROMAN TOWN
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 1821811
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth spine and rear board, gilt title to spine. Pictorial paper onlay to front board. Maps to endpapers. B/w maps and colour plates. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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LOVE AND WAR IN THE APENNINES
Written by Eric Newby; Edward Stourton. Illustrated by Robin Heighway-Bury.
Stock no. 1320907
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2016. Nearly fine condition.

A love story and a war story. Colour pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap. Tiny bump to lower edge of opening corner else fine.

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POMPEII: THE LIFE OF A ROMAN TOWN
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 1320733
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth spine and rear board, gilt title to spine. Pictorial paper onlay to front board. Maps to endpapers. B/w maps and colour plates. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contained in publisher's green slipcase which is very slightly scuffed.

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ETRUSCAN PLACES
Written by D.H. Lawrence. Illustrated by Leonard Von Matt.
Stock no. 1320579
Published by Folio Society. 1972. Very good condition.

Grey pictorial cloth. 157 pages. B/w places. Spine lightly browned. Bumping to top front corner. Contained in publisher's red slipcase which is faded at edges and slightly worn at opening.

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SECRET MEMOIRS OF A RENAISSANCE POPE
Written by Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini.
Stock no. 1320239
Published by Folio Society. 1988. Very good condition.

The Commentaries of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini Pius II. An abridgement. B/w illustrations. Full cream vegetable parchment ('Elephanthide'), with Piccolomini's crest blind stamped to front cover. Dark red leather title label to spine with gilt title. Top edge of textblock is grubby. A few tiny chips at edges of title-label. Contained in publisher's beige slipcase which is a little grubby and marked.

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REGIA MARINA: ITALINA BATTLESHIPS OF WORLD WAR TWO A PICTORIAL HISTORY
Written by Erminio Bagnasco; Mark Grossman.
Stock no. 1820405
Published by Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. 1989. Fine condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and line drawings. Fold-out colour center-spread and reference chart to rear. 74 pages. ISBN: 0933126751. Second printing.

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RAVENNA CITY OF ART
No author listed.
Stock no. 2133676
Published by Salbaroli-Ravenna. Very good condition.

Card wraps. English Edition. Colour photos. Some creasing to corners.

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L'AERONAUTICA NAZIONALE REPUBBLICANA LA GUERRA AEREA IN ITALIA 1943-1945
Written by Nino Arena.
Stock no. 2132188
Published by Ermanno Albertelli Editore. 2nd 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Text in Italian. Title roughly translates to: The Republican National Air Force: The Air War In Italy 1943-1945. Second edition. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 8885909493. Light bumping to top and tail of spine and corners. Some wear to cover edges. Pale page edge browning.

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MONZA 1964 OFFICIAL YEAR-BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818573
Published by Sias. 1964. Slightly better than very good condition.

Dual language: English & Italian. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards, Cloth spine. B/w photos & a few colour. Boards lightly scuffed.

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MONZA 1961 OFFICIAL YEAR-BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818571
Published by Sias. 1961. Nearly fine condition.

Dual language: English & Italian. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Cloth spine. Cloth spine. Colour and b/w photos. Small scuff to rear board. Else boards clean and bright. Pale foxing mainly to prelims.

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