Biography & Autobiography

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  1. Giovanni Spadolini

    Giovanni Spadolini: Frammenti di vita di un italiano (1972-1994) [Paperback]

    Cosimo Ceccuti(Editor)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9788859620020
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    A hundred shots from Giovanni Spadolini’s photographic archive are collected here to reconstruct the political career of the great Italian statesman, starting from 1972 – the year in which he was elected to the Senate – up until ... .... Learn More
  2. Il giornale fatto coi piedi

    Il giornale fatto coi piedi: Storie di un inviato speciale [Paperback]

    Giovanni Morandi(Author)

    $19.00

    ISBN: 9788856404159
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Libro verità
    Volume: 38
    The special correspondent is trained to stay behind the scenes, to be skeptical and ungrateful, not to trust anyone but always to get back home with a bone in his mouth. These pages, written by a longtime reporter, are the accounting of a way of d... .... Learn More
  3. Stefano Ricci

    Stefano Ricci [Paperback]

    Sandro Bellesi(Author)

    $49.00

    ISBN: 9788859620266
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: I Maestri dell’Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze
    A pupil of Francesco Carradori, the Florentine sculptor Stefano Ricci (1765-1837) contributed in the early nineteenth century to radically renewing the language of sculpture in Tuscany, at the time still linked to the late Baroque. The volume trac... .... Learn More
  4. Francesco Carradori

    Francesco Carradori [Paperback]

    Roberta Roani(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9788859620273
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: I Maestri dell’Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze
    The book is focused on the life and works by the sculptor Francesco Carradori (1747-1824). While an introductory section is dedicated to biographical aspects, the illustrated sheets delve into the most famous works of this great artist from Pistoia. .... Learn More
  5. Innocenzo Spinazzi

    Innocenzo Spinazzi [Paperback]

    Roberta Roani(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9788859620280
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: I Maestri dell’Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze
    Innocenzo Spinazzi (1726-1798) was one of the leading exponents of sculpture in Florence during the years of the Grand Duchy of Peter Leopold of Habsburg Lorraine. The monograph, richly illustrated, traces the main stages of his life and his artis... .... Learn More
  6. A Drop in the Ocean

    A Drop in the Ocean: Lawrence MacEwen and the Isle of Muck [Paperback]

    Polly Pullar(Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781912476527
    Published by : Origin
    Polly Pullar tells the fascinating tale of one of the Hebrides unique thriving small communities through the colourful anecdotes of Lawrence MacEwen, whose family have owned the island since 1896. A wonderfully benevolent, and eccentric character,... .... Learn More
  7. Children of the Black House

    Children of the Black House [Paperback]

    Calum Ferguson(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781912476763
    Published by : Origin
    Children of the Black House is a fascinating glimpse into life on the Hebridean island of Lewis from the closing years of the nineteenth century up to the 1950s. Calum Ferguson employs an unusual narrative technique, drawing on his mother Mairead'... .... Learn More
  8. Maxwell's Ghost

    Maxwell's Ghost: An Epilogue to Gavin Maxwell’s Camusfearna [Paperback]

    Richard Frere(Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781912476848
    Published by : Origin
    First published by Gollancz, then by Balnain, Maxwell's Ghost is a classic account of the life and achievements of Gavin Maxwell, whose work and beliefs have attained an almost mythical status.

    Maxwell's Ghost caused a stir ... .... Learn More
  9. Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher

    Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher: Scenes from a Scottish Childhood [Paperback]

    Roderick Grant(Author)

    $13.95

    ISBN: 9781912476688
    Published by : Origin
    Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher is both hilarious and deeply moving in its splendid account of the writer’s childhood on a remote country estate in Morayshire in the 1940s and 1950s; a place where isolated hill farms, limitless moorla... .... Learn More
  10. The Truth About St. Kilda

    The Truth About St. Kilda: An Islander's Memoir [Paperback]

    Donald Gillies(Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781912476657
    Published by : Origin
    The Truth about St Kilda is a unique record of the isolated way of life on St Kilda in the early part of the twentieth century, based on seven handwritten notebooks written by the Rev. Donald Gillies, containing reminiscences of his childhood... .... Learn More

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