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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. John Hunyadi

    John Hunyadi: Defender of Christendom [Hardback]

    Academician Camil Muresanu(Author)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781592110117
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    The fifteenth century marked a decisive moment in world history as the expansion of the Ottoman Empire into southeastern Europe posed a grave threat to Christianity, highlighted by the fall of Byzantium to the Turks in 1453, drawin... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. W.G. Sebald

    W.G. Sebald [Hardback]

    Uwe Schütte(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780746312988
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
    W. G. Sebald was a literary phenomenon: a German literary scholar working in England, who took up creative writing out of dissatisfaction with German post-war letters. Within only a few years, his unique prose books made him one of... .... Learn More
  8. W.G. Sebald

    W.G. Sebald [Paperback]

    Uwe Schütte(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9780746312995
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
    W. G. Sebald was a literary phenomenon: a German literary scholar working in England, who took up creative writing out of dissatisfaction with German post-war letters. Within only a few years, his unique prose books made him one of... .... Learn More
  9. Penelope Fitzgerald

    Penelope Fitzgerald [Paperback]

    Hugh Adlington(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9780746312957
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
    Penelope Fitzgerald (1916-2000) has been acclaimed as one of the finest British novelists of the late twentieth century. Four of her novels were shortlisted for the Booker Prize and one of them, Offshore (1979), won; her ... .... Learn More
  10. Penelope Fitzgerald

    Penelope Fitzgerald [Hardback]

    Hugh Adlington(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780746312940
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
    Penelope Fitzgerald (1916-2000) has been acclaimed as one of the finest British novelists of the late twentieth century. Four of her novels were shortlisted for the Booker Prize and one of them, Offshore (1979), won; her ... .... Learn More

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