101 Places in Italy PDF ePub eBook

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101 Places in Italy free pdf "The author has achieved the near impossible...a must-squeeze-into-hand-baggage or the back pack."--"House and Garden""A minor classic."--"The Times Literary Supplement"This personal, and wonderfully well-informed, selection of the most rewarding towns, cities, villages, and individual monuments in Italy is the definitive guidebook for the discerning traveler. The author has been visiting Italy, for study, for work, and for pleasure, for over fifty years, and is the perfect companion for those who want to know about more than the obvious attractions.As well as comprehensively covering the finest sights in the major tourist centers of Rome, Florence, Venice, and elsewhere, Francis Russell discusses and describes the neglected, or little-known, masterpieces that are still to be found the length and breadth of the Italian peninsula. In a book that will educate and astonish the expert as surely as it will guide and inform the first-time visitor, the author chooses and explores palaces and gardens, city squares and lonely churches, frescoes and altarpieces, great museums and tiny ruins that together provide a richly textured portrait of a country where the history and patterns of civilization lie more thickly than anywhere else on earth.This book will immeasurably enhance and enrich the visitor's experience of the most visited country in the world, by virtue of its sensitivity, its wisdom, and its deep knowledge, and by means of its vivid, eloquent, and entertaining exposition.Francis Russell was educated at Oxford. He is deputy chairman of Christies and specializes in Old Master and Italian paintings.

About Francis Russell

Francis Russell was educated at Oxford and has traveled in Italy for over fifty years. He is currently Deputy Chairman of Christie's, specializing in old master paintings, and has written numerous books, articles and reviews on, mainly, Italian subjects. Russell is also the author of "Places in Turkey" and "Places in Syria."

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Author : Francis Russell
Publisher : Wilmington Square Books
Data Published : 21 April 2014
ISBN : 1908524332
EAN : 9781908524331
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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