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The Eternal City - Rome - Its Religions, Monuments, Literature and Art (Volume II only), Clement, Clara Erskine
1 The Eternal City - Rome - Its Religions, Monuments, Literature and Art (Volume II only)
Clement, Clara Erskine
Boston Estes and Lauriat 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lovely decorated binding. This is Volume II only of a 2-volume set. Smooth white cloth boards with blue lettering and line border, gold decoration on cover and spine. Bevelled edges. No bumping or wear; small faint stain to upper corner of rear board, otherwise very clean. Gilt top page edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Frontispiece photograph of the Castle of Sant Angelo with printed tissue guard. Illustrated with drawings, additional photographs with tissue guards. 831 pages with index. 027485

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In Tuscany, Mayes, Frances (with Edward Mayes)
2 In Tuscany
Mayes, Frances (with Edward Mayes)
New York Broadway Books 2000 0767905350 / 9780767905350 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, first printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Fine condition. Clean orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with gorgeous full color photographs throughout by Bob Krist. 272 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An intense celebration of the voluptuousness of Italian life. 025985

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A Dictionary of Colorful Italian Idioms, Pekelis, Carla
3 A Dictionary of Colorful Italian Idioms
Pekelis, Carla
New York E. P. Dutton 1967 First Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean paperback edition. Very slight soft crease to lower right corner of front cover. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean. Illustrated by Paola Mazzetti. 227 pages. A treasury of popular expressions used in Italian speech and writing, with their American equivalents. 027649

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A Day in the Life of Italy: Photographed by 100 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 27, 1990 (Day in the Life Photography Series), Roy Rowan, Jennifer Barry Jennifer Erwitt
4 A Day in the Life of Italy: Photographed by 100 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 27, 1990 (Day in the Life Photography Series)
Roy Rowan, Jennifer Barry Jennifer Erwitt
San Francisco Collins Publishers 1990 0002157292 / 9780002157292 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Large, beautiful book in dust jacket, first printing (August, 1990). Approx. size 10" x 14-1/2". Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Gorgeous photographs throughout. 224 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has two short closed edge tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In the spring of 1990, in a country that measures time in centuries, 100 of the world's most talented magazine and newspaper photographers took stock of a moment--a single day in the life of a nation and her people. The country was Italy. The assignment: comb the land in search of extraordinary photographs of ordinary, everyday events. The only rule was that every picture be taken during a single 24-hour period. 026683

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Within Tuscany - Reflections On A Time and Place, Spender, Matthew
5 Within Tuscany - Reflections On A Time and Place
Spender, Matthew
New York Viking Press 1992 0670838365 / 9780670838363 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (small previous owner name on front free endpaper). Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 367 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has one short closed edge tear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A rich combination of personal observation and historical inquiry which will delight the discerning reader and traveler. 027525

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