Books About Venice

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Venezia Venice: Studio Alma, 1998. Hardcover. Folio. Bound in red cloth with vignette to front board stamped in gilt. Original acetate board protector chipped at the corners, with large tears and a few pieces missing. Numerous illustrations in b/w and in colour. Text in Italian. A good copy only.
Venice: Pure City Ackroyd, Peter London: Chatto & Windus, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Grey boards with gilt spine lettering, fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Ackroyd on the title page.
The Queen of the Adriatic; or, Venice Past and Present Adams, W. H. Davenport London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1872. Hardcover. 8vo, 377p., [2]. Publisher's red cloth with decorations and borders stamped in black and in gilt, with gilt spine lettering. Edges and corners worn, cloth at joints worn and rubbed, with a few small splits, rear board with a few small stains. Cloth worn at head and heel of spine. Bookseller's ink stamp to flyleaf, with previous owner's name in ink below. 1.5 inch tear in plate facing p.212, contents otherwise in good condition. Numerous in-text line drawings and full page illustrations in b/w. A good copy only.
Gothic Architecture in Venice Arslan, Edoardo New York: Phaidon, 1972. Hardcover. 4to. Light brown cloth with dark brown lettering. One corner bumped otherwise about fine in like dust jacket. With 288 plates and 54 line drawings. A tight and square copy in the cardboard slipcase.
Canaletto Baetjer, Katharine; Links, J.G. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art/ Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1989. Hardcover. Teal cloth with silver spine lettering. One small bump near foot of spine. Light wear to dust jacket at foot of spine otherwise very good. Illustrated in colour, some images in b/w.
Venice: Canaletto and his Rivals Beddington, Charles London: National Gallery Company/ Yale University Press, 2010. Hardcover. Blue boards with light blue lettering. As new in a fine dust jacket. Illustrated in full colour.
History of Venice (3 Volumes) Bembo, Pietro; Ulery, Robert W. [trs.] Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Hardcover. The I Tatti Renaissance Library. 3 Volumes. Translated and edited by Robert W. Ulery, Jr. In blue cloth with gilt lettering over black labels to front boards and spines. Clean and unworn copies in fine dust jackets. A Fine set.
Venice through Canaletto's Eyes Bomford, David; Finaldi, Gabriele London: National Gallery Publications/ Yale University Press, 1998. Reprint. Softcover. Published to accompany an exhibition at The National Gallery, London. Illustrated throughout. Two corners bumped, one corner creased otherwise a good clean copy.
Venice. An Historical Sketch of the Republic Brown, Horatio F. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo, xxiii, 434p. Folding frontis and coloured map illustrating The Lagoon of Venice. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering and gilt vignette to front board. Light wear to cloth at head and heel of spine, with light scuffing. Bookplate to center of paste-down endpaper, with a smaller bookplate to upper inside corner of paste-down. A good clean copy.
Venetian Narrative Painting in the Age of Carpaccio Brown, Patricia Fortini. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. Dust jacket with a small wrinkle to bottom edge, otherwise a near fine copy overall.
Venice & Antiquity. The Venetian Sense of the Past Brown, Patricia Fortini. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996. First Edition. 4to. Hardcover. Black boards with gilt lettered spine. With hundreds of illustrations in colour and b/w. A fine copy.
Private Lives in Renaissance Venice: Art, Architecture, and the Family Brown, Patricia Fortini. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to. Blue boards with gilt spine lettering. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Numerous illustrations.
Venice and the Islamic World 828-1797 Champion, Jean-Loup [ed.] New Haven and New York: Yale University Press/The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007. Hardcover. Navy coloured boards with lettering to front board and spine stamped in blind. Two very small bumps to edge of front board, otherwise a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Illustrated in colour.
The Queen of the Adriatic or Venice, Mediaeval and Modern Clement, Clara Erskine Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 380p. Red cloth with front board and spine decorations and lettering in gilt. Bevelled edges, top edge gilt. Spine darkened with light wear to head and heel. Corners lightly bumped. Hinges started but the binding is still tight and the text block square. Captioned tissue guarded plates in b/w. Contents clean. In the original red cloth slipcase which is worn and sunned.
Palladio's Venice: Architecture and Society in a Renaissance Republic Cooper, Tracy E. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to. Blue boards with white spine lettering. As new copy in a fine dust jacket. Illustrated throughout.
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