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THE STONES OF VENICE
Written by John Ruskin; Jan Morris. Illustrated by John Ruskin.
Stock no. 1322031
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2001. Fine condition.

The Stones of Venice was originally published in 3 volumes between 1851 and 1853. Ruskin believed that the best of Gothic architecture was to be found in Venice. This edition is in beautiful terracotta pictorial cloth with colour plates by Ruskin. 350 pages includes index. Edited and Introduced by Jan Morris. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE VENETIAN EMPIRE A SEA VOYAGE
Written by Jan Morris.
Stock no. 1822796
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

Colour and b/w illustrations. An invaluable and historical introduction to Venice. Colour plates. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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VENICE
Written by James Morris.
Stock no. 1822381
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A portrait of an eccentric city. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w photos. Slight wear to top of spine. Text block is browned and has minor foxing. Contents generally clean. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is browned to spine, rubbed at corners and scuffed to rear panel.

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JACOPO SANSOVINO: ARCHITECTURE AND PATRONAGE IN RENAISSANCE VENICE
Written by Deborah Howard.
Stock no. 1822227
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jacopo Sansovino was one of the major artists forced to flee the sack of Rome in 1527. This book represents an attempt to fill in the historical background to his remarkably varied range of architectural commissions and to allow a more perceptive assessment of his achievement. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0300018916. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine, light scuffing to rear board. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Front endpaper a little creased and grubby. Otherwise contents clean. Green dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine with small closed tear to top front edge.

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PAINTING IN RENAISSANCE VENICE
Written by Peter Humfrey.
Stock no. 1822206
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive account of painting in Venice from Bellini to Titian to Tintoretto. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300062478. Possibly SIGNED by author with gift inscription (signed as Peter). Edges of boards rubbed. Large bookplate to front pastedown. ~Tiny tear across lower edge of gutter of front endpapers. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE CITY OF FALLING ANGELS
Written by John Berendt.
Stock no. 2128091
Published by Sceptre. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, title to spine. ISBN: 0340824980. SIGNED by author to title page. Foxing to top of outer page edges.

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EARLY VENETIAN PAINTERS 1415-1495
Written by F.M. Godfrey.
Stock no. 2114941
Published by Alec Tiranti. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, white title to spine. B/w illustrations. Grubby marks to covers, bumping to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and price-cut with a few chips of loss.

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YVETTE IN VENICE & TITANIA'S PALACE
Written by Nevile Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2114790
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1923. Very good condition.

Beige cloth with red titles and decorations. 28 b/w and colour plates. 111 pages. Some foxing to pages and outer page edges. Inscriptions in ink to half-title page.

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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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