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  1. Fernando Pessoa

    Fernando Pessoa: A Quasi Memoir [Paperback]

    José Paulo Cavalcanti(Author)

    $32.00

    ISBN: 9788869771811
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    Writing a biography about Pessoa is a seemingly impossible task. The great Portuguese poet did not have just one life, but his existence virtually exploded in over a hundred different personalities. Only by placing oneself close to... .... Learn More
  2. Stamboul Ghosts

    Stamboul Ghosts: A Stroll Through Bohemian Istanbul [Hardback]

    John Freely(Author); Andrew Finkel(Introduction); Maureen Freely(Other); Ara Güler(Illustrator)

    $22.95

    ISBN: 9780956594884
    Published by : Cornucopia Books/Caique Publishing
    The Irish-American physicist, academic and traveler John Freely wrote more than sixty lively books on travel, history and science before he died in 2017, aged 90. But It was Istanbul, where he emigrated with his family in 1960 to t... .... Learn More
  3. Geni Toscani

    Geni Toscani: Dante, Petrarca, Boccaccio, Giotto, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Masaccio, Luca Della Robbia, Botticelli, Leonardo raccontati ai ragazzi [Paperback]

    $28.00

    ISBN: 9788856302462
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Il Segnalibro
    Volume: 77
    Tuscany is reknown for its enchanting landscapes and endless artistic treasures. But this land has also been home to extraordinary men, who left an indelible mark on History. Writers, painters, sculptors, architects, engineers, sci... .... Learn More
  4. America e altri scritti

    America e altri scritti [Paperback]

    Rodolfo Marma(Author); Marisa Marmaioli(Editor)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9788856403848
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Storie del mondo
    Volume: 34
    The Florentine painter Rodolfo Marmaioli (1923-1998), also known as “Marma”, moved to the United States around 1950 to reach his wife Geraldine. In his memoirs he tells about the long wait to get a visa, the anxiety for... .... Learn More
  5. A Portuguese Abbot in Renaissance Florence

    A Portuguese Abbot in Renaissance Florence: The Letter Collection of Gomes Eanes (1415-1463) [Paperback]

    Rita Costa-Gomes(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9788822265166
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    This book is an annotated edition of the letters of Gomes Eanes, a Portuguese who lived for three decades in Italy and was head of the Badia Fiorentina (Monastery of Santa Maria of Florence) between 1419 and 1439. It includes a tr... .... Learn More
  6. Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi: A Life in Documents [Paperback]

    Micky White(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9788822262219
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    Styling the biography of a major composer as a chronological series of original documents accompanied by ample commentaries, an idea pioneered in O.E. Deutsch’s Documentary Biography of Handel (1955), has the advantage of re... .... Learn More
  7. Winifred Lamb: Aegean Prehistorian and Museum Curator

    Winifred Lamb: Aegean Prehistorian and Museum Curator [Paperback]

    David W. J. Gill(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781784918798
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Winifred Lamb was a pioneering archaeologist in the Aegean and Anatolia. She studied classics at Newnham College, Cambridge, and subsequently served in naval intelligence alongside J. D. Beazley during the final stages of the First... .... Learn More
  8. The Life and Works of W.G. Collingwood

    The Life and Works of W.G. Collingwood: A wayward compass in Lakeland [Paperback]

    Malcolm Craig(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781784918712
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The son of a watercolour artist, William Gershom Collingwood (1854-1932) studied at University College, Oxford where he met John Ruskin, whose secretary he later became and with whom he shared a wide range of interests. Collingwood... .... Learn More
  9. W.G. Sebald

    W.G. Sebald [Hardback]

    Uwe Schütte(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780746312988
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
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  10. W.G. Sebald

    W.G. Sebald [Paperback]

    Uwe Schütte(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9780746312995
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
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