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MODENA RACING MEMORIES
Written by Graham Gauld.
Stock no. 1822588
Published by Mbi Publishing. 1st 1999. Almost very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Italian Sports Car & Grand Prix Racing 1957-1963. Terracotta cloth boards, white title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 0760307350. Base of spine lightly rubbed. Some glossy pages have stuck together and thus prised apart leaving some surface paper damage and marks to a few pages. Text on these pages is still good. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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LOVE AND WAR IN THE APENNINES
Written by Eric Newby; Edward Stourton. Illustrated by Robin Heighway-Bury.
Stock no. 1822498
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2016. Fine condition.

A love story and a war story. Colour pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. A fine copy still in original shrinkwrap!

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GARDENS OF THE AMALFI COAST
Written by Robert I.C. Fisher.
Stock no. 2135317
Published by Frances Lincoln Limited. 1st thus 2014. Very good condition.

First published as 'Close to Paradise' in 2011. Card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780711236547. Some light cover corners creases.

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SECRET MEMOIRS OF A RENAISSANCE POPE
Written by Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini.
Stock no. 1321572
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1988. Slightly better than 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. A few fox spots to spine else book is fine. A couple of tiny marks to slipcase.

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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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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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