Books About Venice

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A Mapmaker's Dream Cowan, James Boston: Shambhala Publications Inc., 1996. Hardcover. 151p. Quarter white cloth with copper lettering to the spine, over brown paper boards. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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City of Fortune. How Venice Won and Lost A Naval Empire Crowley, Roger London: Faber &amp; Faber, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy coloured cloth with gilt spine lettering, near fine in near fine dust jacket. Numerous b/w in-text illustrations and several plates in colour.
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Becoming Venetian. Immigrants and the Arts in Early Modern Venice de Maria, Blake New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. Hardcover. Red boards with gilt lettered spine. Two corners very lightly bumped, otherwise fine in fine dust jacket. Numerous illustrations in b/w and in colour.
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The City in the Sea. Stories of the Deeds of the Old Venetians from the Chronicles. With Sixteen Illuminations E.L.S. [Emma Louise Seeley] London: Seeley &amp; Co, 1887. Hardcover. Very Good 8vo, 330p. Full leather prize binding with title stamped in gilt to burgundy leather spine label, gilt compartments and crest stamped in gilt to front and rear boards within ornate gilt border. All edges marbled with marbled endpapers. Presentation bookplate from Trinity College School "Port Hope" missing lower left corner, awarded in 1890. Contents clean and binding tight and square. Illustrated with 16 full colour plates.
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A Garden in Venice Eden, F. London: Frances Lincoln Limited, 2003. Hardcover. Frances Lincoln Edition. Decorative paper boards in a matching dust jacket. B/w illustrations throughout. Near fine copy.
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Ricordo Di Venezia Fratelli Gajo. Venice: Fratelli Gajo, Piazza S. Marco 139, 1880. Hardcover. Oblong 4to. 27 x 37cm. Re-bound in brown cloth with the original decorated and gilt stamped cloth laid down. New endpapers. Contains 24 hand coloured albumen plates mounted on heavy card. Each image measuring 19.5 x 26cm. Contents clean, minimal foxing, all photo images in excellent condition.
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The Horses of St. Mark's. A Story of Triumph in Byzantium, Paris and Venice Freeman, Charles London: Little, Brown, 2004. Hardcover. 8vo. Red boards with gilt spine lettering. Neat ownership signature to flyleaf, fine copy otherwise in a fine dust jacket.
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Venice: The Artist's Vision. A Guide to British and American Painters Halsby, Julian London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Red boards with gilt spine lettering. Head of spine bumped, dust jacket with one short closed tear. A good clean copy. Colour plates and b/w in-text illustrations.
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Ruskin on Venice. The Paradise of Cities Hewison, Robert New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. Hardcover. Small 4to. 460p. Blue boards with gilt spine lettering in a pictorial dust jacket. Foot of spine bumped, otherwise a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Numerous illustrations throughout in colour and b/w.
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The Venetian Hours of Henry James, Whistler and Sargent Honour, Hugh; Fleming, John Boston: Little, Brown and Company/ Bulfinch Press, 1991. Hardcover. First US Edition. Blue boards with gilt spine lettering. As new copy in a fine dust jacket. With 130 colour illustrations.
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Venice &amp; the East. The Impact of the Islamic World on Venetian Architecture 1100-1500 Howard, Deborah New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. First Edition. 4to. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Green boards with gilt lettered spine. Head and heel of spine bumped, otherwise a fine copy in dust jacket. With 150 illustrations in b/w and 130 in colour.
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The Pageant of Venice Hutton, Edward London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio. 146p. [1]. Bound in cream coloured cloth with lettering in black to front board and spine. 2 corners very lightly bumped, contents clean and in excellent condition, in the original brown paper dust jacket, which is uncommon, with light edge-wear and a few light scuffs. 20 full page plates in colour, and several in-text drawings by Frank Brangwyn, R.A.
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Venice Incognito. Masks in the Serene Republic Johnson, James H. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. Hardcover. Later printing. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering. Small bump to head of spine, otherwise a fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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Venetian Evenings Lees-Milne, James London: Collins, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue boards with gilt spine lettering. One very small bump to board edge and near ownership signature to flyleaf, otherwise a nice copy, in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.
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Doctored Evidence Leon, Donna London: William Heinemann, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. First UK Edition. Black boards with gilt spine lettering. Small bump to head of spine, otherwise fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Leon on the title page.
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