Books About Venice

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The Story of Venice Okey, Thomas London: J. M. Dent &amp; Co., 1907. Hardcover. 12mo, xix, 446p. The Mediaeval Tows Series. No dust jacket. Cloth boards with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Light foxing. Maps, one folding. Illustrations by Nelly Erichsen.
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Calli e Canali In Venice and in the Islands of the Lagoons Ongania, Ferdinand; Home-Rosenberg, F. Venice: Emiliana Press, 1899. Hardcover. 8vo, 12p. 50 plates. Bound in the publisher's green cloth with gilt ornamentation to front board and spine, gilt lettering and gilt goffered top edges. Light rubbing to head of spine and heel expertly repaired. A nice copy.
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Frescoes of the Veneto. Venetian Palaces and Villas Pedrocco, Fillippo; Favilla, Massimo; Rugolo, Ruggero New York: The Vendome Press, 2009. Hardcover. First English-language edition. Folio. 432p. Illustrated paper boards in a pictorial dust jacket. Bump to head of spine, overall in excellent condition in a fine dust jacket. Large and heavy book with hundreds of colour photographs. Photography by Luca Sassi. Nice production.
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Venice. Fragile City 1797-1997 Plant, Margaret New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. First Edition. 4to. Hardcover. Red boards with gilt lettered spine. Colour illustrations. Near fine copy.
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Venice Roiter, Fulvio; Spender, Stephen New York: The Vendome Press, 1979. Hardcover. Oblong 8vo bound in red cloth with a pictorial dust jacket. Introduction by Stephen Spender, with 182 photographs in full color by Fulvio Roiter. A fine copy.
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Venice Art &amp; Architecture (2Volumes) Romanelli, Giandomenico Cologne: Konemann, 1997. Hardcover. 2 Volumes in pictorial slipcase. First English Edition. Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to the boards, in pictorial dust jackets. Books as new, in fine dust jackets, the slipcase with a couple bumps and light scratches but overall about fine. Photographs by Piero Codato and Massimo Venchierutti. With hundreds of illustrations.
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Venice from the Air Rossi, Guido; Masiero, Franco New York: Rizzoli, 1988. Hardcover. 4to. Red boards with silver lettering. A couple of light bumps to edges of boards in a near fine dust jacket. Translated from the Italian by David Bloom. Photographed by Guido Rossi. Text by Franco Masiero. [24051] $35.00
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Venice as Seen and Described By Famous Writers Singleton, Esther [ed.] New York: Dodd, Mead &amp; Company, 1909. Hardcover. 8vo, xiv, 372p. Blue cloth with gilt decorated spine and gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Corners of boards bumped and tips rubbed, contents clean. Pages 43 and 47 roughly opened, p.43 with a piece of clear tape to margin and a few words. 43 b/w plates.
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Sketches from Venetian History Smedley, Edward London: John Murray, 1831. Hardcover. Very Good Murray's Family Library. 2 Volumes. 16mo, bound in 8's. Half leather over marbled boards. Gilt stamped spine labels. Volume 1 with half-title, 5 tissue guarded engravings, 2 maps, one of which is folding. Volume 2 with plate inserted at p. 246, not p.244, 4 engravings in total, including the folding frontis view of Venice as it appeared in 1765. With numerous other in-text illustrations. Plates in both volumes with edges stained, with light staining visible to fore-edge of volume 1 but not affecting the text. Light wear to spine head of vol. 2, with a bite out of volume 1 at foot.
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Vidal in Venice Vidal, Gore London: Weidenfeld &amp; Nicholson/ Channel Four Television/ Antelope, 1985. Hardcover. Small 4to, 160p. Green boards with gilt spine lettering. Head and heel of spine and two corners lightly bumped, price clipped dust jacket with light edge wear. Edited by George Armstrong, with photographs by Tore Gill.
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Venice: History, Art and Architecture, Lifestyle (3 Volume Set) Vircondelet, Alain Paris: Flammarion, 2006. Hardcover. 3 volumes in slipcase. As new in fine dust jackets and a fine slipcase. Illustrated throughout. A nice production.
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Two Doges of Venice. Being a Slight Sketch of the Lives and Times of Tomaso Mocenigo and Francesco Foscari Wiel, Alethea London: The Chiswick Press, 1891. Hardcover. 8vo, 142p. Rebound in full leather with gilt to the spine, gilt image to rear board, with the binder's initials stamped in gilt to rear board. Front board with an image stamped in blind on a panel of red leather. Some darkening to board edges, and faded at the spine, with a couple of scuffs to the leather. New endpapers, previous owner's rubber stamped name to first blank. Numbers in ink to rear endpapers, with the binder's ink signature to rear pate down at bottom corner with a slice of the paste-down replaced. Bound by Greg Pfaff, 1990. Text clean throughout and overall the book is in very good condition. Amateur rebind. This edition by The Chiswick Press is limited to 500 numbered copies, this being 458.
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Venice: Lion City Wills, Garry New York: Simon &amp; Schuster, 2001. Hardcover. First Printing. Quarter cream cloth with gilt spine lettering over light coloured boards. Head and heel of spine lightly bumped, otherwise a rather fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Numerous b/w in-text illustrations and several plates in colour.
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Venice Its History, Art, Industries and Modern Life Yriarte, Charles New York: Scribner and Welford, 1880. Hardcover. Very Good Folio, xviii, 317p. Half red morocco over marbled boards. Gilt lettered and decorated spine compartments with raised bands. Bands are rubbed, with rubbing to head and heel of spine and joints. Some scuffing to board edges and corners. The binding is tight and square, with red cloth reinforced hinges. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Tissue guarded frontis illustration. Christmas gift inscription within a blank red decorated half-title. With numerous full page plates and in-text illustrations in b/w, and a two page birds-eye view of Venice. Translated from the French by F.J. Sitwell.
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Venice 697-1797. A City, a Republic, an Empire Zorzi, Alvise Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 2001. 4to. Hardcover. Revised English Edition. Red paper covered boards with white spine lettering. Hard bump to edge of front board and light bump to foot of spine, tips with very light wear, dust jacket price clipped. With hundreds of colour illustrations. A clean and tight copy.
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