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The Smiles of Rome, A Literary Companion for Readers and Travelers

ITL573
Susan Cahill
Ballantine Books
2005
332
034543420X
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully inspired anthology featuring excerpts from 29 writers and artists interspersed with practical suggestions for travelers.
$16.00

The Colosseum

ITL654
Keith Hopkins, Mary Beard
Harvard University Press
2011
224
0674060318
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This engaging overview of the history of the Colosseum deconstructs Hollywood-perpetrated misconceptions of gladiator-eating lions, Nero fiddling and other myths.
$17.50

Ancient Rome: Art, Architecture, and History

ITL419
Ada Gabucci (Editor)
Getty Trust Publications
2002
144
0892366567
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This lively, illustrated survey of Ancient Rome's monuments, history and art is a terrific introduction.
$19.95

Blue Guide Rome

ITL230
Alta MacAdam
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
600
1905131720
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The 10th edition of MacAdam's ultimate guide to Rome, with full color street maps, dozens of site plans, suggested walks and extensive commentary on the history and significance of every church, monument and district.
$26.95

Rome Map

ITL60
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2016
2
3866093020
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy map at a scale of 1:11,000, with a more detailed overview of the city center.
$9.95

Italy Adventure Map

ITA220
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2012
1
156695536X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A shaded, color map of Italy, at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

Rome 3-in-1 City Map

ITA698
Hallwag
Hallwag
2017
1
3828308805
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Hallwag’s two-sided, colorful 3-in-1 maps include detailed and clear presentation of city centers, descriptions of city highlights and useful travel information, among other helpful features for tourists.
$9.95

Eyewitness Guide Rome

ITL158
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
440
1465460462
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Rome featuring hundreds of color photographs, neighborhood maps and innovative site plans.
$25.00

Eyewitness Travel Phrase Book Italian

ITA694
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2017
224
1465462805
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This attractive, illustrated phrasebook includes all the essentials for travelers to Italy, such as everyday phrases and instructions on how to order food, ask for the time and more. A handy, pocket-sized reference, it also includes a dictionary and pronu
$7.95

Fodor's Rome's 25 Best

ITL112
Fodors
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546257
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This shirt-pocket guide includes a map of the city and essential information on its highlights.
$13.99

Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook

ITL531
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
272
1786574500
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy, palm-sized guide to pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$9.99

The Atlas of Ancient Rome, Biography and Portraits of the City

ITA642
Andrea Carandini
Princeton University Press
2016
1248
0691163472
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
A decade in the making, this two-volume atlas mixes up-to-date archaeological research with the latest mapping technology, taking urban Rome apart piece by piece. A monumental work, destined to become a standard reference.
$199.50

The Seven Hills of Rome, A Geological Tour of the Eternal City

ITA188
Grant Heiken
Princeton University Press
2007
264
0691130388
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With a timeline, chapters on each of the seven hills, Tiber Floodplain and overview of geology, this accessible guide, written by experts in geology, culture and history of Rome, shows the importance of the geological setting to the history of the city over the millennia.
$31.95

Eating Rome, Living the Good Life in the Eternal City

ITA515
Elizabeth Helman Minchilli
Griffin Publishing
2015
176
1250047684
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A very helpful guide in navigating the scene of contemporary Roman cuisine. Blogger and food writer Elizabeth Minchilli shares where to find the best coffees, pastas, gelatos, pizzas and other authentic Italian fare alongside recipes for how to prepare some yourself.
$24.99

Food Wine Rome

ITL999
David Downie
Little Bookroom
2009
384
1892145715
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A renowned food writer's highly selective guide to Rome's authentic small eateries, culinary traditions, wine, wineries, food artisans and gourmet shops
$24.95

Ancient Rome

ITA693
Virginia L. Campbell
Thames & Hudson
2017
288
0500293481
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part of Thames and Hudson’s excellent Pocket Museum series, this handy reference profiles over 200 significant works from ancient Rome with magnificent illustrations and brief, authoritative descriptions.
$17.95

La Bella Figura, A Field Guide to the Italian Mind

ITL718
Beppe Severgnini
Broadway Books
2007
288
0767914406
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Italians themselves love this guide to the Italian character, which addresses their never-ending passion for beauty, disorder and high emotion. The book opens with a snapshot of Malpensa Airport, then moves on to Tuscany, Rome, Naples and Sardinia.
$15.00

Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

ITL29
Christopher Scarre
Penguin Putnam
1995
144
0140513299
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A vivid overview of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire and its expansion throughout North Africa and the Mediterranean, illustrated with ingenious color maps on many topics (political borders, trade, defense, religion) and 80 color photographs.
$21.00

Rome

ITA267
Robert Hughes
Random House
2012
512
0307268446
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Opening with his arrival in Rome in 1958 as a wide-eyed young Australian, Hughes takes in the art, architecture, sculpture and life of Rome, past and present, in this splendidly written, sweeping tale of the beloved city, including memorable portraits of characters from Caesar to Cicero, Mussolini and Fellini.
$18.95

Rome, A Cultural History

ITA302
Jonathan Boardman
Interlink Publishing Group
2007
1566567114
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Not a comprehensive history, but a good, easy-to-read introduction to the city and its landmarks that will appeal both to first time visitors and those who know and love the city.
$15.00

SPQR, A History of Ancient Rome

ITA598
Mary Beard
Liverright Publishing
2016
608
1631492225
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The incomparable historian Mary Beard draws together the perspectives of emperors, citizens, women, slaves, conquered enemies and more in this popular history of the Roman Republic.
$17.95

The Italians

ITA528
John Hooper
Penguin Putnam
2016
336
014312840X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Italy correspondent for The Economist Hooper explores Italy -- its baffling contradictions, unique character and contemporary culture -- in this illuminating portrait.
$17.00

The Roman Forum

ITA112
David Watkin
Harvard University Press
2012
180
0674066308
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Watkin reveals the history and purpose of the forum, including its Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque churches and nearby monuments in this sophisticated pocket guide and history.
$16.00

The Roman Way

ITA676
Edith Hamilton
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
224
0393354458
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Decorated classicist Edith Hamilton filtered over 2,000 years of Roman history and literature into this potent collection of writings on the Roman way of life.
$15.95

The Romans and Their World, A Short Introduction

ITA600
Brian Campbell
Yale University Press
2016
304
030022026X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Drawing on the firsthand sources, this survey provides a lucid background on the ancient Romans and their world, touching on many topics of interest to the traveler. A lively and wide-ranging book that lends immediacy to Roman culture.
$25.00

Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

ITL464
Ross King
Bloomsbury USA
2014
384
1620408406
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
King's colorful chronicle of the world's most famous ceiling paints a maniacal pope, a budding artist and a "who's who" of other 16th-century Italians (Raphael, Machiavelli, Leonardo da Vinci). Presented with flair and backed by a wealth of research.
$19.00

St. Peter's

ITL886
Keith Miller, Mary Beard (Editor)
Harvard University Press
2012
256
0674063953
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Miller traces the evolution of St. Peter's from its original incarnation, built on the orders of Emperor Constantine, to its medieval rebirth and additions by Michelangelo, Bernini and Maderno in this history, guide and celebration of the great baroque basilica.
$16.00

The Other Side of the Tiber, Reflections on Time in Italy

ITA373
Wallis Wilde-Menozzi
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2014
384
0374534314
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An ardent Midwesterner transplanted to Parma, Wallis Wilde-Menozzi returns to the Rome of her youth in this soulful meditation on the people, places, ruins, statues and allure of the Eternal City. She's particularly astute on art, but it is her ability to conjure the life of the city that sets the book apart.
$16.00

Cabal

ITL620
Michael Dibdin
Vintage Books
2000
241
0375707700
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Zen is called to the Vatican to investigate the death of Prince Ludovico Ruspanti, who plunged from the roof of St. Peter's Basilica.
$16.00

Rome Stories

ITA664
Jonathan Keates
Everyman's Library
2017
400
1101907886
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Part of the well-produced Everyman's Library series, this collection of classic tales shows Rome in different lights across the centuries. Featuring artists, poets, philosophers, novelists and more, the passages explore the fascination that Rome has inspired in so many, for so long.
$16.00

The Roman Tales

ITA527
Stendhal, Susan Ashe (Translator)
HarperCollins
2014
320
0007487991
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A freshly translated collection of stories by the great French writer Stendhal. All set in Italy, the tales convey the author’s passionate interest in the country and establish his place as one of the great French writers of the 20th century.
$14.99

For Kids

Eyewitness: Ancient Rome

ITL337
Simon James, Nick Nichols (Photographer)
DK Publishing
2015
72
1465435689
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A visually rich survey of ancient Rome, this book in the excellent Eyewitness series explores daily life and history in the city and the outlying empire.
$9.99

Greece! Rome! Monsters!

GRE171
John Harris, Calef Brown (Illustrator)
Getty Trust Publications
2002
48
0892366184
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A children's primer on Greek and Roman myths as seen through 20 notable monsters. Brown provides quirky, colorful illustrations while Harris describes each monster, from the terrifying to the fanciful.
$17.95

The Diary of Melanie Martin: Or How I Survived Matt the Brat, Michelangelo, and the Leaning Tower of Pizza

ITL438
Carol Weston
2001
144
0440416671
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Ten-year-old Melanie tells all about her family's summer trip to Italy, writing it all down in her dear diary. A hit on the middle-school market, it packs in a lot of cultural information while being very of-the-moment. Ages 8-10.
$6.99

City, A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

ITL507
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1983
112
0395349222
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
With innovative charts, drawings, text and a glossary, master draughtsman Macaulay tackles the planning and building of a typical Roman city, circa 25 BC, creating a fascinating portrait of Roman engineering for the whole family.
$10.99

The Roman Colosseum, A Wonders of the World Book

ITL789
Elizabeth Mann
Mikaya Press
2006
48
1931414173
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
One in the growing series of illustrated Wonders of the World, this book tells the story of the first stadium's construction and uses, highlighting both the ingenuity and cruelty that defined the Roman Empire.
$12.95

Ancient Rome on 5 Denarii a Day

ITL979
Philip Matyszak
Thames & Hudson
2008
144
0500287600
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A practical, concise guide to Rome -- circa AD 200. This unusual book covers all the highlights of ancient Roman life, from gladiatorial shows to public bathing and provides modern readers with an imaginative overview of the city's monuments.
$18.95

A Pocket Dictionary of Roman Emperors

ITA79
Paul Roberts
Getty Trust Publications
2006
48
0892368683
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The Roman Empire was the largest in the ancient world, and it left a powerful legacy in Europe and the world. This slim, illustrated reference provides short (1-2 page) biographies of each of the 27 Roman Emperors, arranged chronologically.
$9.95

Lonely Planet Not for Parents Rome

ITA270
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2011
96
1742204988
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Jam-packed with photos, fun facts and goofy cartoons, this glossy guide is just the thing for eight-year-old travelers.
$14.99

Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Rome

ITA360
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
288
1465457224
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Written specifically for parents with kids ages 4 - 12, Family Guide Rome highlights the best things for a family to do and see together.
$25.00

Julius Caesar

ITA414
Nick Hunter
Steck Vaughan
2013
48
1410953637
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Did you ever wonder what it would be like to rule in Ancient Greece? Follow along with Alexander the Great as his writes about his rise to power with this installment in the fun Hero Journals series.
$9.95

Roman Diary, The Journal of Iliona, a Young Slave

ITA418
Richard Platt
Candlewick Press
2014
128
0763670537
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A page-turning introduction to the Roman Empire for young readers. Set in AD 107, Iliona, a young Greek, is captured and enslaved by pirates and begins a new life in Rome. Her adventure leads her deep into the heart of ancient Roman splendor: the Senate, the baths, feasts and the famed Coliseum.
$6.99

Italian Picture Word Book

ITA537
Hayward Cirker
Dover Publications
1994
32
0486282023
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A simple and enjoyable language introduction to Italian for young readers. Each scene contains dozens of familiar objects (household items, clothing, foods, furniture, people, animals and much more). To make things more fun, all the pictures can be colored!
$3.99

Life in Ancient Rome Coloring Book

ITA538
John Green
Dover Publications
1997
48
0486297675
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A young readers’ introduction to the magnificence of ancient Rome featuring 41 captioned illustrations, all ready to color!
$4.99

The Roman Colosseum

ITA559
Fiona MacDonald
Sterling Publishing Company
2015
48
1910184802
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This installment in the SVG (Spectacular Visual Guides) series is a very friendly and beautifully illustrated introduction to the Roman Colosseum and the bustling world of ancient Rome that surrounded it.
$7.95

Where Is the Colosseum?

ITA667
Jim O'Connor
Penguin Putnam
2017
112
039954190X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of the New York Times bestselling series, this digest on the Colosseum features fun facts, entertaining illustrations, a foldout map and helpful background information on ancient Rome and its empire. Written for ages 9 to 11.
$5.99

Lonely Planet City Trails: Rome

ITA700
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
104
1786579642
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Here's a book about Rome that's seriously streetwise. Colorful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes. We'll show them where to find Rome's belly but
$12.99

The Silver Spoon for Children: Favorite Italian Recipes

ITA717
Phaidon Press
Phaidon Press
2009
99
0714857564
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Simple, illustrated step-by-step instructions show children how to cook a variety of Italian dishes.
$19.95

More Books

City Secrets Rome

ITL166
Robert Kahn (Editor)
Fang Duff Kahn
2011
272
0983079501
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A connoisseur's guide to the city and its attractions, with personal recommendations by artists, designers, architects and personalities who have made their home in Rome, including painter Frank Stella and architect Michael Graves. With detailed neighborhood maps.
$19.95

The Classical Roman Reader, New Encounters With Ancient Rome

ITL210
Kenneth J. Atchity (Editor), Rosemary McKenna (Editor)
Oxford University Press
1998
480
0195127404
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging anthology, including plays, speeches and poetry by Virgil, Ovid, Cato the Elder and Vitruvius. With 50 photographs.
$24.95

Rome, An Oxford Archaeological Guide

ITL214
Amanda Claridge, Judith Toms, Tony Cubberley
Oxford University Press
2010
488
0199546835
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide to ancient Rome offers an overview of the city's history and culture, a glossary and 200 site plans, maps, diagrams and photographs.
$34.95

A Traveller in Rome

ITL418
H.V. Morton
Da Capo Press
2002
432
0306811316
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
1
0
An enduring portrait of the city and especially its history, originally published a half century ago.
$19.95

National Geographic Rome

ITL450
Sari Gilbert, Michael Brouse
National Geographic
2014
272
1426212666
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide to Rome, published in the National Geographic attractive visual style, features hundreds of photographs, full color maps, and useful information on history, nature, culture and travel.
$22.95

Italy, Monuments Past and Present

ITL455
R.A. Staccioli
Getty Trust Publications
2003
78
8881621339
FLEXI-BOUND
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This informative volume shows Italy's most important monuments as they look today and, via overlaid illustrations, as they were once upon a time. The book surveys the history and archeological highlights of Pompeii, Rome and Sicily.
$25.00

The Agricola and the Germania

EUR182
Tacitus, Harold Mattingly (Translator), S.A. Handford (Translator)
Penguin
2010
121
014045540X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Two texts of classical antiquity by Tacitus. Agricola is a eulogy for his father-in-law, the governor of Roman Britain. Germania is one of the earliest and most extensive account of the early Germanic World
$15.00

Rome from the Ground Up

ITL629
James H. S. McGregor
Belknap Press
2006
332
0674022637
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully erudite, in-depth guide to the architecture and history of Rome. With 88 color and 34 black-and-white photographs and 20 maps.
$35.00

Rubicon, The Last Years of the Roman Republic

ITL677
Tom Holland
Alfred Knopf
2005
464
1400078970
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A riveting popular history of the fall of the Roman empire, written with the flare of a novelist and with a sharp focus on imperial folly.
$17.95

Not Built in a Day, Exploring Rome and its Architecture

ITL715
George H. Sullivan
Carroll & Graff
2006
464
0786717491
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
These 12 detailed walking tours celebrate Rome's buildings, fountains, piazzas, streets and archaeology with insight and enthusiasm.
$21.99

The Classical World

GRE293
Robin Lane Fox
Hachette
2008
656
0465024971
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
From Homer to Hadrian, Fox conjures tyrants, conquerors and enthralling personalities in this marvelously written history of ancient Greece and Rome.
$22.99

Four Seasons in Rome

ITL840
Anthony Doerr
Scribner
2008
224
141657316X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Doerr captures the romance and challenge of living abroad in this lyrical memoir, invitingly subtitled "On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World."
$15.00

The Fall of the Roman Empire, A New History of Rome and the Barbarians

MED122
Peter Heather
Oxford University Press
2007
576
0195325419
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A deft and readable account of the role of European barbarian tribes in the toppling of one of the world's greatest empires.
$19.95

Blue Guide Central Italy with Rome and Florence

ITL947
Alta MacAdam
W. W. Norton & Company
2008
736
1905131224
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Alta MacAdam, an art historian, brings her expertise to this authoritative guide to the art and culture of Lazio (Rome), Tuscany (Florence), Umbria and The Marche.
$34.95

Fodor's Rome

ITL950
Robert Fisher (Editor)
Fodor's
2017
416
0147546729
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide in the popular series includes valuable information on accommodation, shopping, sights and dining.
$21.99

Lonely Planet Pocket Rome

ITL959
Cristian Bonetto
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
192
174220886X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This lively shirt pocket guide to the city, jammed with personal recommendations and photographs, also includes a pull-out map.
$12.99

Imperium, A Novel of Ancient Rome

ITA32
Robert Harris
Pocket Books
2007
320
0743498666
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Best-selling author Harris (Pomeii) returns to ancient Rome with this fast-paced fictional portrayal of Marcus Cicero's rise to power.
$16.00

Blue Guide Concise Rome

ITA71
Blue Guides
W. W. Norton & Company
2009
224
1905131305
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This pocket guide focuses on essential art, architecture and historical sites of Rome.
$14.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Rome

ITA155
Jeffrey Kennedy, Reid Bramblett
DK Publishing
2016
192
1465445560
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions.
$14.00

A Cabinet of Roman Curiosities, Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the World's Greatest Empire

ITA186
J. C. McKeown
Stylus
2010
243
0195393759
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This entertaining miscellany around major themes -- The Army, Women, Religion and Superstition, Family Life, Medicine, Slaves, Spectacles -- allowing for quick browsing or a more deliberate study of the life and times of the ancient Romans.
$17.95

Rome and Environs, An Archaeological Guide

ITA187
Filippo Coarelli
University of California Press
2014
607
0520282094
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Conveniently organized by walking tours and illustrated throughout with maps, drawings and plans, this in-depth guide covers not only Rome but also major sites within easy reach outside the city, including Ostia Antica, Palestrina, Tivoli and other areas of interest along the ancient Roman roads.
$37.95

Rome, The Ruyi

ITA237
Alberto Toso Fei
Marsilio Publishers
2011
120
8895836170
PAPER
Guidebook
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
The unusual WhaiWhai guidebook series takes readers on a historical treasure hunt through the city discovering monuments and hidden corners through fictional scenerios. To play, you need to have a cell phone on hand to receive clues.
$21.95

Pocket Rough Guide Rome

ITA254
Martin Dunford
Rough Guides
2017
208
0241256186
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
By the savvy editors at Rough Guide, these just-right guides are bundled with a pullout map.
$12.99

The World of Pompeii

ITA287
John J Dobbins (Editor)
Routledge
2008
662
0415475775
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
With contributions by well-known experts in the field, this wide-ranging survey also covers the buried surrounding cities of Campania.
$53.95

Whispering City, Modern Rome and Its Histories

ITA316
R. J. B. Bosworth
Yale University Press
2011
358
0300114710
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A distinguished historian who first visited Rome in 1967, Bosworth explores competing claims on the fabled palaces, churches, monuments and memorials of Rome and its rich history since 1800 in this highly original, erudite study.
$40.00

Constantine, Roman Emperor, Christian Victor

ITA317
Paul Stephenson
Overlook Press
2015
408
1590205677
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Drawing on Roman art, sculpture and archaeology, Stephenson documents the life and times of the Emperor Constantine, founder of the new capital city on the Bosphorus.
$19.95

Pilgrim's Rome

ITA318
Annabel Barber
Blue Guides
2012
160
1905131550
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Perfect for both skeptics and believers, this is a charming guide to Rome and its numerous holy sites.
$14.95

Lonely Planet Discover Rome

ITA322
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
258
1786578867
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Focusing on must-see and memorable places and experiences, this all color guide by the discerning editors at Lonely Planet, featuring hundreds of color photographs and maps, includes suggested tours and itineraries along with not-to-be-missed places to st
$21.99

The Rise of Rome, The Making of the World's Greatest Empire

ITA335
Anthony Everitt
Random House
2013
478
1400066638
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The bestselling biographer of Cicero, Augustus and Hadrian traces the ascent of Rome from agrarian backwater to the world's greatest empire.
$18.00

The Pantheon

ITA343
William L. MacDonald
Harvard University Press
2002
160
0674010191
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In this classic, originally published in 1976, MacDonald examines the design, construction and lasting impact of the celebrated building, one of the world's greatest, on Western architecture. With drawings and illustrations.
$29.50

Absolute Monarchs, A History of the Papacy

ITA347
John J Norwich
Random House
2012
512
0812978846
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A natural storyteller matched with a brilliant subject, Norwich chronicles with obvious delight the politics, personalities and power across two millennia of riveting ecclesiastical history.
$20.00

Rome Destination Map

ITA367
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2013
1
1597751197
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided, waterproof city map and guide includes points of interest and additional maps of the city center. Scale 1:9,600.
$7.95

Chronicles of Old Rome

ITA409
Tamara Thiessen
Independent Publishers Group
2012
271
0984633448
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This sleek, modern guide chronologically organizes places of interest, providing accessible histories of each site. Also features six walking tours, six maps and dozens of large full-page photographs.
$19.95

Michelangelo, A Life in Six Masterpieces

ITA454
Miles J. Unger
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2015
448
1451678789
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This highly readable biography of Michelangelo will delight the traveler with its accessible explanations of six of the artist's well-known masterpieces, such as the Pieta, David, the Sistine Chapel fresco and St. Peter's Basilica.
$17.00

Augustus

ITA468
John Williams
NYRB
2014
336
1590178211
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Winner of the National Book Award, this historical novel set in classical Rome tells the story of the founder of the Roman Empire, Augustus, in the epistolary style.
$15.95

Secret Rome

ITA476
Jonglez Publishing
National Book Network
2017
400
2361952009
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Highlighting the most strange, fascinating and esoteric sights of any destination, Secret guides are compiled by locals and organized by neighborhood. In Rome, Secret points the way to: palaces closed to the public, the miraculous liquefaction of the bloo
$21.95

Wallpaper City Guide Rome

ITA480
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2014
128
0714868388
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

Rome Crumpled City Map

ITA516
Palomar
Crumpled City Maps
2010
1
8890426489
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Crumpled City maps are soft, yet hard-wearing, waterproof and meant to be creased and crumpled. You can place the area that you're interested in on the palm of your hand to spot street names then just screw it up, stuff it back into its case or your pocket.
$16.95

Rome and a Villa

ITA530
Eleanor Clark
HarperCollins
2015
416
0062363409
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
When Eleanor Clark traveled to Rome in 1947, her intention was to write a novel. She returned instead with this inspired collection of travel essays, which, as the New Yorker put it, "gather up Rome and hold it before us, bristling and dense and dreamlike."
$15.99

Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel

ITA553
Andrew Graham-Dixon
Skyhorse
2016
240
1634502515
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Taking readers behind the beauty of the world’s most famous fresco, this articulate piece of art criticism is a full history of the masterwork and includes plenty of rich, full-color illustrations.
$16.99

Italian Splendor, Castles, Palaces and Villas

ITA555
Jack Basehart, Roberto Schezen (Photographer), Ralph Toledano (Contributor)
Rizzoli International
2015
420
0847847187
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A coffee-table tour through the grandest villas and castles Trieste, Sicily, Tuscany and the Veneto. Captured in full-color photo, the 50 magnificent private residences are unequalled in splendor.
$50.00

Lonely Planet Make My Day Rome

ITA562
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
40
1743609280
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to Rome designed for the traveler who wants to create exceptional, custom itineraries. With a spiral binding and flip cards, the book offers more than 2,000 possible itineraries for each day (morning, afternoon and evening).
$9.99

Rick Steves' Rome

ITA561
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
588
1631214497
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In this comprehensive guide, travel master Rick Steves lays bare the best of Rome, its top attractions and places to eat, sleep, drink and stroll. Illustrated with black-and-white maps photographs.
$21.99

Rome, Centuries in an Italian Kitchen

ITA564
Giancarlo Caldesi, Katie Caldesi
Aa Balkema
2015
272
1784880043
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
This journey into the cuisine of the Eternal City presents recipes that have been handed down through generations as well as the Caldesis’ fresh take on Roman recipes. A beautiful recipe book and keepsake.
$39.95

Rick Steves' Pocket Rome

ITA571
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
220
1631215590
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Rick Steves' compact, easy-to-use guide designed for a brief stay in Rome. Featuring neighborhood overviews, city walks, sights, handy restaurant and hotel recommendations and a fold-out city map.
$13.99

Pope Francis

ITA578
Paul Vallely
Bloomsbury USA
2015
496
1632861151
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This insightful biography explores the complex past of Jorge Mario Bertoglio, charting his journey to the Vatican and providing valuable insight into his legacy as Pope Francis, "the people's pope."
$30.00

Pope Francis and the New Vatican

ITA577
David Yoder (Photographer), Robert Draper
National Geographic
2015
256
1426215827
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
National Geographic photographer Yoder spent six months ensconced in the Vatican to produce this vivid and intimate portrait of Pope Francis. His extraordinary images, paired with essays by journalist Draper, capture the pontiff’s public life and personal crusades as well as the inner workings of the Catholic Church.
$40.00

National Geographic Walking Rome, The Best of the City

ITA581
National Geographic
National Geographic
2016
192
1426216599
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handy guide to the quintessential sights, pubs, markets and clubs of Rome.
$14.95

In Other Words

ITA587
Jhumpa Lahiri
Random House
2017
256
1101911468
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this complex memoir, award-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri moves to Rome and immerses herself in Italian. Her dual-language book chronicles her courtship with the language, the Italian culture and the difficulties of linguistic exile.
$16.00

Michelin Map & Guide Rome

ITA603
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
1
2067206680
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Perfect for the spontaneous, unstructured traveler, this map-based guide picks Rome apart, neighborhood by neighborhood, pinpointing suggested spots for: shopping, taking a break, eating and enjoying the nightlife.
$9.95

A Literary Tour of Italy

ITA623
Tim Parks
Macmillan
2016
288
1846883911
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In his erudite collection of essays, Tim Parks focuses on works essential to understanding his adopted country, including Italian thinkers as diverse as Machiavelli and Umberto Eco alongside movements in Italian literature like "Dolce Stil Novo" (the sweet new style).
$17.00

Monocle Rome Guide

ITA657
Tyler Brule
Prestel
2016
148
389955681X
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed for the upscale traveler, this Monocle guidebook to Rome features short essays, top lists, excellent color photography and expert recommendations from Monocle magazine’s network of bureaus, correspondents and on-the-road reporters.
$15.00

Moon Rome, Florence & Venice

ITA663
Alexei J. Cohen
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
384
1631213318
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights) but also with a good overview of history and destinations throughout some of Italy's best cities.
$21.99

Rome Pocket Map

ITA680
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2015
1
3707909301
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This durable, laminated map features Rome at an intimate scale of 1:10,000, with notable sites, plus insets of the greater area and the subway system. Ideal for slipping into a back pocket and exploring. Multi-lingual, with English.
$9.95

A Day in the Life of Ancient Rome

ITA394
Alberto Angela
Europa Editions
2009
384
1933372710
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Time travel into an ancient past through this fascinating chronicle of an imagined 24 hours in the life of a Roman patrician, when Imperial Rome is at the pinnacle of its power.
$16.00