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Venice: an Illustrated Miscellany

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ISBN-10: 2080202138

ISBN-13: 9782080202130

Edition: 2015

Authors: Philippe Sollers, Jean-Claude Simo�n

List price: $34.95
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Like an expert gondolier, eminent novelist Philippe Sollers guides the reader on an intimate journey through Venice, the city that has enchanted him for more than 50 years. Philippe Sollers is the perfect guide to the soul of Venice as he explores its rich cultural heritage: from Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice to the iconic gondolas that populate the Grand Canal, from Venice’s vibrant role during the Renaissance to Napoleon Bonaparte’s decision to sell the floating city to the Austrians. Artists of all stripes have captured this magical city in their work: Henry James and Simone de Beauvoir, Bellini and Monet, Vivaldi and Wagner. All are featured, along with literary quotes paying homage…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/3/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 8.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.772
Language: English