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FIAT 1899-1989 AN ITALIAN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
No author listed.
Stock no. 1816776
Published by Fabbri Editori. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of Fiat and its cars. Exhibition catalogue. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w photos.

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THE NAME OF THE ROSE
Written by Umberto Eco; William Weaver. Illustrated by Neil Packer.
Stock no. 2128037
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Fine condition.

Translated from the Italian by Weaver. Red and gold decorated cloth with white title blocks to spine. Gold decorated endpapers. 7 colour plates. 499 pages. 2nd printing. Contained in black slipcase which has a few light scuff marks.

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VENICE
Written by Jan Morris.
Stock no. 1816630
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Printed cloth, silver title to spine. Map of Venice to endpapers. Colour photos. xv and 346 pages including index. Minor rubbing to base of spine and lower corners. Contained in publisher's grey slipcase which is unevenly faded at edges.

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SECRET MEMOIRS OF A RENAISSANCE POPE
Written by Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini.
Stock no. 1816628
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1988. Fine condition.

The Commentaries of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini Pius II. An abridgement. B/w illustrations. White boards, maroon title label. Contained in publisher's light tan slipcase which is a little grubby at edges.

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IL PIANO DEL COLORE DIPINGERE LA CITTA L'ESPERIENZA PILOTA DI TORNIO
Written by Nino Cannella; Ed Egidio Cxupolillo; Franco Goy.
Stock no. 2127944
Published by Umberto Allemandi & C.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pale blue boards, black title to spine. Text in Italian. Looks at Italian Architecture and design. ISBN: 8842206024. A few marks to covers. Contents are fine. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks; small area of surface paper damage to rear panel.

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THE PRE-RAPHAELITES AND ITALY
Written by Colin Harrison; Christopher Newall.
Stock no. 2127207
Published by The Ashmolean Museum. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. The book was published to accompany the major exhibition of the same name at the Ashmolean Museum 16th September 2010 - the first to explor the fascination of the Pre-Raphaelite painters with Italy: its landscape, art and culture. ISBN: 9781854442505. Some light creasing to cover corners.

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GRAHAM CLARKE'S GRAND TOUR
Written by Graham Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Clarke.
Stock no. 2126394
Published by Phaidon Press Limited. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 24 etchings, 15 watercolours and numerous drawings. A humourous look at the Grand Tour. ISBN: 0714825719. SIGNED by Graham Clarke, with dedication to previous owner on half-title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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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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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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