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  1. Augusta Browne

    Augusta Browne: Composer and Woman of Letters in Nineteenth-Century America [Hardback]

    Bonny H. Miller(Author); Bonny H Miller(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469722
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 164
    Augusta Browne's five-decade career in music and letters reveals a gifted composer and author. Hailed as "one of the most prolific women composers in the USA before 1870," Augusta Browne Garrett (c. 1820-1882) was also a dedicatedmusic e... .... Learn More
  2. Lucrezia Borgia

    Lucrezia Borgia: Daughter of Pope Alexander VI [Hardback]

    Ferdinand Gregorovius(Author); Samantha Morris(Introduction)

    $39.99

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    ISBN: 9781592110391
    Published by : Vita Histria
    Lucrezia Borgia is among the most fascinating and controversial personalities of the Renaissance. The daughter of Pope Alexander VI, she was intensely involved in the political life of Italy during the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries.... .... Learn More
  3. Vlad III Dracula

    Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula [Hardback]

    Dr. Kurt Treptow(Author); Octavian Ion Penda(Illustrator)

    $39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110285
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    The fifteenth century Romanian Prince Vlad III Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler, is one of the most fascinating personalities of medieval history. Already during his own lifetime, his true story became obscured by a veil of myths. As a resu... .... Learn More
  4. David I

    David I: King of Scots, 1124–1153 [Hardback]

    Richard D. Oram(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781910900291
    Published by : John Donald
    David I was never expected to become king, but on succeeding to the Scottish throne in 1124 he quickly demonstrated that he had the skills, ruthlessness and ambition to become one of the kingdom’s greatest rulers. Drawing on the experiences ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. From Silence to Sound: Beethoven's Beginnings

    From Silence to Sound: Beethoven's Beginnings [Hardback]

    Jeremy Yudkin(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783274796
    Published by : Boydell Press
    No classical composer put more drama or originality into his opening ideas than Beethoven, so this first special study of these musical beginnings is particularly welcome. LEWIS LOCKWOOD

    This book discusses the myriadways in which Beethov... .... Learn More

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