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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Item EXITL699. Buy these 5 items as a set for $75 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Eyewitness Guide Rome

ITL158
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
440
146544128X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Rome featuring hundreds of color photographs, neighborhood maps and innovative site plans.
$21.99

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

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

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

Rome Map

ITL60
Berndtson & Berndtson
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

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

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

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

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

Inside the Vatican

ITL55
Bart McDowell, Jim Stanfield (Photographer)
National Geographic
2008
256
1426204507
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
1
This selection of stunning, behind-the-scenes color photographs of the Vatican includes text describing the city-state's history and some background on the modern popes.
$19.95

La Bella Figura, A Field Guide to the Italian Mind

ITL718
Beppe Severgnini
Broadway Books
2007
288
0767914406
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
1
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.
$20.00

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

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

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 ba
$16.00

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

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

Italian Days

ITL02
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
Atlantic Monthly Press
1998
479
0871137275
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Grizzuti Harrison writes with warmth and depth of her journey from Milan south to Calabria in this sprightly account of Italy and the Italians.
$16.00

Angels & Demons

ITL853
Dan Brown
Pocket Books
2006
1416524797
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Harvard professor Robert Langdon and his Italian colleague Vittoria Vetra save the Vatican in this bestselling thriller set in Rome.
$9.99

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.
$13.95

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

For Kids

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

This Is Rome

ITL822
Miroslav Sasek
Rizzoli International
2007
64
0789315491
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Sasek navigates Rome's busy, winding streets to show us visit well-known landmarks and the eccentricities of modern Roman life. A reprint of the classic, first published in 1960.
$17.95

Ancient Rome, Cultural Atlas For Young People

ITL854
Mike Corbishley
Facts on File
2007
96
0816068224
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Offers a wealth of lively information about the geography, society, religion, and politics of Ancient Rome.
$48.75

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

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

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

The Roman News

ITL339
Philip Steele, Andrew Langley
Candlewick Press
2009
32
0763603414
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
As accessible as your morning paper, The Roman News will give kids the unforgettable sense of actually being a citizen of an ancient nation. (ages 9-14)
$9.99

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