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The World of Venice

ITL12
Jan Morris
Lightning Source
1995
315
0156983567
PAPER
Travel Narrative
1
1
0
0
Morris displays her talent for research, telling anecdote and well-wrought prose in this spirited portrait of a beloved city, its history and inhabitants. If you are going to read one book on Venice, we recommend this favorite.
$18.95

Art and Life in Renaissance Venice

ITL57
Patricia Brown
Prentice Hall
2005
176
0131344021
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This compact volume evokes the spirit of Renaissance Venice with authoritative essays and 120 full-color illustrations.
$60.20

Eyewitness Guide Venice & the Veneto

ITL200
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
320
146543836X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Features color photography, dozens of excellent maps (including a pullout map) and a synopsis of the region's attractions.
$20.00

Venice Map

ITL26
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2016
2
3866093683
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, detailed city map of Venice, perfect for finding your way around the famously labyrinthine streets and canals.
$9.95

Lonely Planet Venice City Map

ITA670
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
1
1786575000
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Lonely Planet's attractive map of Venice is scaled so that one inch equals 0.1 miles and features sights and a helpful inset of the transit system. Printed on durable, waterproof Tyvek, the map also slips into a protective jacket.
$7.99

Venice 3-in-1 City Map

ITA699
Hallwag
Hallwag
2017
1
3828308821
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

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Venice

ITA18
Gillian Price
DK Publishing
2016
128
1465445781
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions in Venice.
$14.00

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 pronunciation guide as well as a free app with helpful audio.
$7.95

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

National Geographic Walking Venice

ITA668
National Geographic
National Geographic
2017
192
1426217765
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
From well-known destinations to locales off the beaten path, National Geographic provides an extensive list of handpicked hotels and restaurants, shopping and entertainment options, as well as walking and driving tours. Great for an authentic, memorable experience abroad.
$14.99

Secret Venice

ITA536
Thomas Jonglez
National Book Network
2015
400
2361951010
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Leading travelers away from crowds, the Secret Guide series favors the underground, the funky, the unusual and the highly memorable. In this Venice edition, the editors recommend an underground cemetery, the forgotten library of the Venice Seminary and the neglected sculpture of a winged horse, among many others.
$23.95

Venice from the Ground Up

ITL792
James H. S. McGregor
Belknap Press
2008
384
0674027523
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A walking tour, history and celebration, this masterly, personal guide to Venice includes a short account of McGregor's favorite sites, 10 maps and suggested walks (and boat rides).
$34.00

Gondola

ITA439
Donna Leon
Atlantic Monthly Press
2014
80
0802122663
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this profile of the trademark Venetian gondola, Leon provides background on the gondola’s history, explains how the boats are constructed and even includes an accompanying CD of "baracoles," or Italian boat songs.
$27.50

Piazza San Marco

ITA113
Iain Fenlon
Harvard University Press
2011
224
0674027914
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Fenlon reveals the dynamic, colorful and noisy history of this grand square at the heart of Venetian civic life in this sophisticated pocket guide.
$16.00

The City of Falling Angels

ITL644
John Berendt
Penguin Putnam
2006
414
0143036939
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Berendt's masterful mix of damp aspirations, intrigue and eccentric personalities conveys a certain essence of what it's like to live in modern Venice.
$18.00

Venice, A New History

ITA380
Thomas F. Madden
Penguin Putnam
2013
446
0147509807
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With authority, Madden tackles the history of the celebrated city from Roman times onward.
$20.00

Venice 697-1797: A City, a Republic, an Empire

MED186
Aluise Zorzi
Overlook Press
2002
303
1585671320
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Zorzi reveals the growth of Venice from a small fishing village to a bustling metropolis whose cultural, political and economic dominance extended over the entire Mediterranean world with this sumptuous collection of 340 color paintings, photographs and drawings.
$75.00

My Venice and Other Essays

ITA393
Donna Leon
Atlantic Monthly Press
2014
240
0802122809
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A collection of 50 of Leon's funny, charming, passionate and insightful essays, ranging from battles over garbage in the canals to the troubles with restoring Venetian real estate.
$16.00

Venice Is a Fish

ITL964
Tiziano Scarpa
Penguin Putnam
2009
160
1592405029
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The hugely popular Venetian novelist, poet and playwright makes his English-language debut with these marvelously digressive essays on the many moods and pleasures of La Serenissima.
$12.00

Watermark

ITL105
Joseph Brodsky
Noonday Press
1993
135
0374523827
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A metaphysical, metaphorical meditation on Venice by poet Joseph Brodsky. His ruminations take the form of 48 short chapters, each prompted by an idea, memory or scene associated with his much loved city.
$14.00

Death at La Fenice

ITL555
Donna Leon
HarperCollins
2004
270
006074068X
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The first of the tremendously good Guido Brunetti mysteries, all set in the author's beloved Venice, in which a famous conductor is found dead at the celebrated La Fenice theater.
$15.99

Death in Venice and Other Tales

ITL996
Thomas Mann
Penguin
1999
384
0141181737
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Neugroschel's fresh translations of Mann's celebrated title tale and 11 other classic stories capture the sensuality of the German original.
$13.00

In the Company of the Courtesan

ITL650
Sarah Dunant
Random House
2007
385
1400063817
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dunant paints a vivid, earthy portrait of Renaissance Venice in this absorbing novel of intrigue, ambition and love -- cleverly narrated by the wily dwarf Bucino Teodoldo, loyal companion of the courtesan.
$13.95

Venice, A Literary Guide for Travellers

ITA590
Marie-jose Gransard
St. Martins
2016
320
1780769830
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
From local authors to classic writers like Dickens, Byron, Kafka, Poe, Rousseau, Thomas Mann, John Ruskin and Ezra Pound, this literary survey reveals Venice's multifaceted personality through literature.
$25.00

For Kids

Starry Messenger, Galileo Galilei

ITL331
Peter Sis
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2000
40
0374470278
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A beautifully illustrated homage to Galileo for children ages 6 to 8. In simple prose, Sis chronicles Galileo's life and evokes the Renaissance world. It's a memorable introduction to science and Italy.
$8.99

Daughter of Venice

ITL343
Donna Jo Napoli
2002
274
0440229286
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Prevented by Venetian custom from walking about her own native city, high-spirited Donata dresses herself as a boy and sets out to see the sights. Lots of period detail enlivens this young adult novel about life in 16th-century Venice.
$7.99

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

This Is Venice

ITL627
Miroslav Sasek
Rizzoli International
2005
60
0789312239
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A classic portrait of Venice for children, part of Sasek's beloved and nostalgic children's travel series. First published in 1961, this facsimile edition of Sasek's charming original includes the same bright, stylized illustrations. Ideal for ages 4-8.
$17.95

Stones in Water

ITA41
Donna Jo Napoli
Puffin
1999
224
0141306009
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A Venetian gondolier's son and two friends, one Jewish, are taken by Nazi soldiers in this well-researched, suspenseful tale for ages 10-14.
$6.99

Carnival at Candlelight

ITA63
Mary Pope Osborne
2006
105
0375830340
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Jack and Annie travel to 17th-century Venice to save the city from a disastrous flood in this Magic Tree House book for ages 8-10.
$5.99

The Thief Lord

ITA170
Cornelia Funke
Scholastic Inc.
2010
352
0545227704
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The hidden canals and crumbling rooftops of Venice shelter runaways and children with incredible secrets in this captivating novel for ages 9 to 12.
$7.99

More Books

The Art of the Renaissance

ITL14
Peter Murray
Thames & Hudson
1992
286
0500200084
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A classic, illustrated survey of the world of the Renaissance and its art. With chapters on Florence and its artists, the Netherlands, early illustrated books and many individual artists.
$18.95

Fodor's Venice's 25 Best

ITL106
Citypack
Fodor's
2014
96
0804143358
PAPER
Guidebook
5/13/2014
0
0
0
0
This shirt-pocket guide includes an excellent map of the city center and essential information.
$13.99

A History of Venice

ITL177
John Julius Norwich
Vintage Books
1989
673
0679721975
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The great historian Norwich marshals myriad personalities, battles, sieges and facts into a vivid portrait of the Venetian Republic spanning the 1,000 years up to its 1797 defeat at the hands of Napoleon.
$26.00

City Secrets Florence, Venice

ITL277
Robert Kahn (Editor)
Fang Duff Kahn
2011
150
0983540004
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Painters, writers, historians and others contributed to this idiosyncratic guide to under-appreciated treasures of both Florence and Venice. Featuring 200 short recommendations.
$14.95

Rough Guide Venice & the Veneto

ITL554
Jonathan Buckley
Rough Guides
2016
376
0241204313
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This intelligent, comprehensive guide includes helpful travel details along with a good overview of history, culture and art.
$19.99

A Noble Radiance

ITL557
Donna Leon
Grove Press
2013
256
0802145795
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Number seven in the Guido Brunetti mysteries, all memorably set in contemporary Venice. For some readers, this installment is the best yet. A body is found on the estate of a local landowner at the foot of the Dolomites.
$16.00

Dead Lagoon, An Aurelio Zen Mystery

ITL577
Michael Dibdin
Vintage Books
1995
297
0679753117
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Dibdin -- a master of ambiguous settings, shady dealings and fast-paced prose -- returns to Venice in this sixth book in the thoroughly enjoyable Aurelio Zen series.
$14.95

A Venetian Affair, A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century

ITL604
Andrea Di Robilant
Vintage Books
2005
320
0375726179
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This lively account of an affair between an Anglo-Italian beauty and her aristocratic lover (in which Casanova has a minor role) plays out in the richly evoked milieu of 18th-century Venice, Paris and London.
$16.95

Frommer's Venice Day by Day

ITL353
Frommer's
Frommer's
2014
184
1628871288
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This shirt pocket guide offers remarkably good suggestions for everything from food and hotels to favorite plazas and shopping.
$13.95

The Middle Sea

MED98
John Julius Norwich
Vintage Books
2007
720
1400034280
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A marvelous writer who has already written on Byzantium, Venice and the Sahara, Norwich spins his magic in this story of culture, trade and politics, royalty and rulers, wars and religion in the Mediterranean.
$21.00

Suffer the Little Children

ITL834
Donna Leon
Penguin Putnam
2017
272
0802126154
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Leon's 16th Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery delves into the world of doctors and medicine in a wonderfully realized contemporary Venice.
$16.00

The Taste of Conquest, The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice

EUR279
Michael Krondl
Ballantine Books
2008
320
0345480848
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Weaving travel and history, Michael Krondl writes of a world where pepper, cinnamon and cloves were as valuable as gold -- and Venice, Lisbon and Amsterdam jockeyed for global control of the spice trade.
$17.00

A Stopover in Venice, A Novel

ITL988
Kathryn Walker
Alfred Knopf
2009
320
0307386503
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Mixing art, romance and mystery, this charming debut novel follows the fate of a young American woman, bored in her marriage to a famous muscian, who abruptly sets off to explore Venice on her own.
$15.95

A Sea of Troubles

ITA55
Donna Leon
Penguin Putnam
2009
256
0143116207
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
This tenth mystery in the entertaining series follows the tribulations of Signorina Elettra, the urbane Brunetti's secretary, who falls in love with a young(er) man on a visit to Pellestrina, one of the long islands that shelters the Venetian lagoon from the Adriatic.
$16.00

Blue Guide Literary Companion to Venice

ITA78
Blue Guides
W. W. Norton & Company
2009
250
1905131321
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Taking in travelogues, poetry, drama, literature and letters, this wide-ranging anthology includes contributions by Lord Byron, Casanova, Dickens, Goethe, Henry James, Thomas Mann, and Mark Twain.
$14.95

The Aspern Papers and Other Stories

ITA116
Henry James
Oxford University Press
2013
288
0199639876
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Henry James, like his narrator Jeffrey Aspern, whiled away the hours at Florians, a favorite café in much-loved Venice, wonderfully evoked in this atmospheric short story.
$11.95

Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

IDA592
Geoff Dyer
Vintage Books
2010
304
0307390306
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In Venice, the jaded, bellini-swigging journalist Jeff begins a passionate affair with the beautiful Laura. In Varanasi, the holiest Hindu city in India, a journalist who may or may not be Jeff joins thousands of pilgrims at the Ganges. As Dyer weaves these two narratives, they become intertwined to create an inventive and humorous story of longing, lust and enlightenment.
$15.95

A Question of Belief

ITA134
Donna Leon
Atlantic Monthly Press
2011
288
0143118951
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Brunetti grapples with corruption, the usual bureaucratic intransigence -- and the sweltering Venetian summer -- in this 19th book.
$16.00

Venice, An Architectural Guide

ITA180
Richard J. Goy
Yale University Press
2010
320
0300148828
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide to piazzas, palazzos and architecture of Venice includes walking tours, color illustrations and historical details from architect and critic Richard Goy.
$32.00

Venice, Pure City

ITA183
Peter Ackroyd
Doubleday
2011
432
0307473791
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ackroyd's evocative, novelistic portrait of the city captures the spirit of the canals, markets and festivals, the merchants, artisans, scandals and seductions that have made Venice forever fascinating.
$21.00

Italy Adventure Map

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

Drawing Conclusions

ITA241
Donna Leon
Atlantic Monthly Press
2012
272
0143120646
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Commissario di Polizia of the city of Venice, Guido Brunetti has lost none of his wry humor, love of food and family or impatience with police headquarters in this 20th novel in the series, in which he, the ever-resourceful Signorina Elttra and Inspector Vianello probe into what appears to be a simple case of an old woman who died quietly at home.
$16.00

An Artist in Venice

ITA303
Adam Van Doren
David R. Godine
2012
128
1567924549
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this informative and charming memoir, Adam Van Doren, grandson of the Pulitzer-prize-winning poet Mark Van Doren, provides a personal and detailed account of his love affair with Venice. With 21 full-color drawings by the author, this is a must-have for anyone interested in Venice's rich aesthetic heritage.
$26.95

The Story of My Life

ITA382
Giacomo Casanova
Penguin
2001
532
0140439153
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A native Venetian, con artist, serial lover, and man of the Enlightenment, Giacamo Casanova writes of his early years, celebrated escape from prison through the roof of the Palazzo Ducale (the Ducal or Doge’s Palace) and, naturally, his conquests in this abridged Penguin Classics edition.
$20.00

The Good Thief's Guide to Venice

ITA392
Chris Ewan
St. Martins
2012
320
0312580878
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Master thief and msytery writer Charlie Howard retreats to Venice, intent on giving up a life of crime, in this hilarious fourth novel in the series.
$18.99

Letters from the Palazzo Barbaro

ITA402
Henry James
Consortium
2013
224
1908968893
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Edited by Rosella Mamoli Zorzi, the selection of letters from the expatriate American Curtis family's Palazzo Barbaro, augmented by archival photographs, covers the novelist's time in Venice from 1869-1907.
$18.00

Venices

ITA403
Paul Morand
Consortium
2013
251
1908968877
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Socialite, French modernist, diplomat and gad-about, Morand (1888-1976) name drops heavily in this impressionistic collection of snapshots, organized by year, of his time in Venice.
$18.00

Titian, His Life

ITA405
Sheila Hale
HarperCollins
2012
832
006059876X
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A monumental biography of the master painter, the first one published in more than a century. Hale's portraits of Venice, its turbulent times and the greatest painter of the Venetian High Renaissance are second-to-none.
$39.99

Venice Destination Map

ITA408
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1597750891
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A waterproof city map of Venice at a scale of 1:6,500, featuring 3-D reliefs of top attractions.
$7.95

Bound in Venice, The Serene Republic and the Dawn of the Book

ITA412
Alessandro Marzo Magno
Europa Editions
2013
242
1609451392
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Magno guides us through 15th and 16th century Venice publishing, a cultural and economic world capital, where the book as we understand it today was born.
$16.00

The Politics of Washing, Real Life in Venice

ITA441
Polly Coles
Robert Hale
2014
208
0719808782
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Drawing from the experience of living with a family in Venice, Polly Coles provides anecdotes of ordinary life in the extraordinary place, vividly portraying a city besieged by tourism and caught between ancient tradition and modern necessity.
$14.95

Venice on a Plate, But What a Plate!

ITA455
Enrica Rocca
Marsilio Publishers
2014
180
8831715046
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Commenting on both Venetian cuisine and Venetian glassware, Enrica Rocca’s "alta cultura" presentation of Venetian glassware won the Gourmand Book Award, 2014.
$45.00

Italian Venice, A History

ITA469
R. J. B. Bosworth
Yale University Press
2015
352
0300216122
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An elegant history of Venice after the loss of its statehood in 1789 at the hands of Napoleon. Bosworth introduces Venice's political unrests since that time, how Venice has modernized and the mal-effects of Global Climate Change and "Disneylandification."
$30.00

Ciao, Carpaccio!

ITA474
Jan Morris
W. W. Norton & Company
2014
160
087140799X
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Jan Morris hails the Venetian Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio in this charming homage to his work. In the course of writing her classic book on Venice, Morris became utterly enchanted with this sometimes-overlooked artist. Now she indulges her infatuation with this handsomely designed and entertaining exploration of Carpaccio's art.
$19.95

Wallpaper City Guide Venice

ITA481
Rachael Moloney
Phaidon Press
2014
103
0714869066
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

Venice Crumpled City Map

ITA519
Palomar
Crumpled City Maps
2011
1
8897487092
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

Venice: An Illustrated Miscellany

ITA522
Philippe Sollers
Rizzoli
2015
256
2080202138
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated literary stroll through the cultural heritage of Italy’s most romantic city that leads from Shakespeare through Henry James, Simone de Beauvoir and Antonio Vivaldi.
$34.95

The Serpent of Venice

ITA532
Christopher Moore
William Morrow & Company
2015
336
0061779776
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A hilarious, yet erudite adventure into the world of old Venice. Moore blends Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice with Edgar Allan Poe in this satiric novel, set in Venice. It’s a mix of bawdy jokes, four-letter words and literary in-jokes that rollicks through a plot to kill one of Moore’s recurring characters, Fool Pocket.
$15.99

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

A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper and More

ITA573
Laura Morelli
Aa Balkema
2015
104
0989367134
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In her slim, fluid guide to the traditional artisan products of Venice's heart, Laura Morelli leads fans of fine arts to the city’s shops, its most honored museums and to a much richer experience. She gilds her guide with photographs and tidbits of Venetian history.
$16.99

Michelin Map & Guide Venice

ITA604
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
1
2067206699
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Perfect for the spontaneous, unstructured traveler, this map-based guide picks Venice apart, neighborhood by neighborhood, pinpointing suggested spots for: shopping, taking a break, eating and enjoying the nightlife.
$9.95

The Gardens of Venice and the Veneto

ITA606
Alex Ramsay (Photographer), Jenny Condie
2013
208
0711234043
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This enthralling coffee table book pairs engaging narrative with gorgeous full-page photography revealing the picturesque gardens of the Veneto, from Venice and its lagoons to the Palladian villas and private country residences.
$60.00

Peter Ackroyd: Venice Revealed

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Peter Ackroyd
Baker & Taylor Video
2010
6313645391
DVD
Film
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Originally produced for the BBC, this four-episode documentary series features celebrated English historian Peter Ackroyd (Venice: Pure City, ITA183). He explores the city's carnivals, fine-art legacy, architectural history, theater and much more, with a focus on scratching beneath the city's veneer. Runtime: 164 minutes. Not rated.
$39.99

Moon Rome, Florence & Venice

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Alexei J. Cohen
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
384
1631213318
PAPER
Guidebook
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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

Summertime

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David Lean (Director)
Baker & Taylor Video
1998
0780021525
DVD
Film
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A lonely middle-aged secretary (Katherine Hepburn) travels from Ohio travels to Venice to fall in love. She begins an ill-advised and bittersweet romance with an antiques dealer. Originally released in 1955. Runtime: 100 minutes. Not rated.
$29.95

Venice, A Cultural and Literary Companion

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Martin Garrett
Interlink Publishing Group
2001
243
1566563690
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
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A literate guide to Venice in the Cities of the Imagination series. Martin Garrett explores the extraordinary history and architecture of Venice and the islands of the lagoon.
$15.00

The Genius of Venice, Piazza San Marco and the Making of the Republic

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Dial Parrott
Rizzoli International
2013
413
0847840530
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
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With 112 color illustrations and four maps, the Genius of Venice presents the magnificent buildings of the celebrated piazza as, in the words of John Ruskin, the "living books of history" in this handsome cultural history.
$40.00