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Stones of Venice

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by John Ruskin
The Stones of Venice has been described as the greatest guidebook ever written. Read by all who went there and thousands who did not, it opened Victorian eyes to the glories of a city even then under threat, and transformed the study and practice of architecture forever. It took Ruskin almost half a million words to launch this devastating attack on the Renaissance, and to explain how to see and make true a...
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Naples and Campania: The Food and Wine Guide

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by Carla Capalbo
Naples and the Campania are home to one of the most vibrant, but under-appreciated cuisines of Italy, and in order to make it better known the Government of the Regione of Campania has commissioned this sequel to Carla Capalbo's well-known Food Lover's Companion to Tuscany - a task that has taken two solid years of research. Like the earlier volume, the Food Lover's Companion to Naples and the Campania cove...
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Rome

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by Mauro Lucentini
Now in its fourth Italian edition and second German edition, this incomparable guide to Rome is now published in English, in a fully updated and newly illustrated edition. Written by one of Italy's most distinguished journalists, it combines vivid, engaging description and background with great practicality and comprehensive information. From the foreword 'This book is both for people who have not visited R...
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Lodging in Italy's Monastries

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by Eileen Barish
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Italy Travellers' Tales

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by Anne Calcagno
About this series Based upon the idea that the best advice is the advice of fellow travellers this series of books collects together writings from various authors. Some are well known, others are just ordinary travellers, but all connected with travel in a certain place.
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City Secrets Florence, Venice and the Towns Of Italy

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by Robert Kahn
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The Civilized Shopper's Guide to Rome

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by Pamela Keech
With this small and discriminating book as their guide, visitors find themselves strolling down cobblestone back streets that only native Romans know well. Nine walks direct shoppers to unique stores?jewelers, stationers, clothiers, grocers?that uphold the Italian standards of quality, craftsmanship, and creativity. The nine walks purport to be neither comprehensive nor direct. Rather, they afford an opport...
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The Civilized Traveller's Guide to Turin

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by Eugenia Bell
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Italianissimo

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by Louise Fili
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Food and Wine Italian Riveira, Genoa

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by David Downie
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Food Wine Rome

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by David Downie
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Italy Dish by Dish

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by Cesari Sartoni/1
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Quiet Corners Of Rome

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by Downie, David
This charming guidebook celebrates more than sixty of the most beautiful, tranquil, and often hidden places in the Eternal City: courtyards where mossy fountains splash; landscaped staircases clinging to Rome's Seven Hills; cool, quiet cloisters; atmospheric ruins dating to the days of Caesar; gorgeous gardens scented by boxwood and bay trees. Some of Rome's quiet corners boast breathtaking views, while oth...
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Death in Rome

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by Koeppen/1
In Rome, four members of a German family are reunited by chance. A young composer, Siegfried; his estranged father, Freidrich, who held office under the Nazis and is once more making his way in public life, this time as a democratically elected buromaster; Siegfried's uncle, Judejahn, a unrepentant former SS general; and Judejahn's renegade son, Adolf, who is preparing himself for a Catholic priesthood. The...
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Roman Cookery

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by Mark Grant
Roman Cookery unveils one of Europe's last great culinary secrets - the food eaten by the ordinary people of ancient Rome. Based on olive oil, fish and fresh vegetables, it was the origin of of the Mediterranean diet as we know it today and, in particular, of classic Italian cooking.
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Florence

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by Eve Borsook
'This is a book to read before you go, to carry with you and to re-read on your return.' SPECTATOR 'A sure and illuminating guide.' SUNDAY TIMES The city state of Florence led the rest of the western world in art, science and political idealism in the middle ages. This early richness, the importance of the achievements of its famous sons, including Dante, Giotto, Leonardo and Michelangelo, the great quantit...
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Piazza San Marco

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by Fenlon, Iain
The Piazza San Marco is the most famous townscape in the West. This book is the first to consider it as a coherent whole, as a theatre in which the whole of Venetian history took place, to which it can serve as a highly evocative introduction. Piazza San Marco is a dynamic open space organically connected to the buildings which frame it. It shows how much is lost if the ensemble is divided into the individu...
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Ices Italia

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by Tubby, Linda
A celebration of the world's greatest chilled dessert, this book focuses on the specifically Italian origins of ices. Many would later claim ices as their own, but gelati, sorbetti, granite and many more sweet treats from the icebox all had their beginnings in Italy. Cornettos overloaded with softly melting scoops of flavoursome heaven did not occur by chance - much went before - tales that need to be told!...
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Italian Kitchen Garden

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by Sarah Fraser
* An inspiring book for both gardeners and cooks * Bring Italy to your table by growing your own produce * Simple gardening advice and delicious recipes In 2002 Sarah Fraser and her family moved to a ramshackle Italian farmhouse in Tuscany with dreams of self-sufficiency and a more 'down-to-earth' lifestyle. Seven years and three TV series later (Channel 4's 'No Going Back', 'A Year in Tuscany' and 'The Gre...
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Greene On Capri

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by Shirley Hazzard
When friends die, one's own credentials change: one becomes a survivor. Graham Greene has already had biographers, one of whom has served him mightily. Yet I hope that there is room for the remembrance of a friend who knew him - not wisely, perhaps, but fairly well - on an island that was "not his kind of place," but where he came season after season, year after year & where he, too, will be subsumed in...
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