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The Monuments of Italy

A Regional Survey of Art, Architecture and Archaeology from Classical to Modern Times

 By Michael Oppenheimer

2002 - London - I. B. Tauris

11" by 8.5"; (xx) 372pp.; (xviii) 257pp.; (xviii) 289pp.; (xiv) 295pp.; (xx) 342pp.; (xii)

 

DETAILS

A study of the landmarks and art work of Italy, by Michael Oppenheimer.

Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome photographs.

Including maps of Italy and the regions within the country.

Including chapters on Belluno, Treviso, Verona, Pordenone, Firenze, Pisa, Siena and many others.

'Italy has the worlds richest concentration of archaeological and architectural sites which, with its museums, makes the country the most extraordinary repository of works of art. From the enigmas of the pre-classical sites and artifacts, the beauty and serene power of Greek and Roman work, the massive yet beautiful Romanesque basilicas shading into Gothic, the glories of the Renaissance and its exaggerated modifications in Mannerism, the restrained extravagance of the Baroque to the cold elegance of the Neoclassical, Italy holds an incomparable storehouse of wonders--all of which are covered in detail in this major new work.' (Macmillan)

Complete in six volumes.

CONDITION

In black cloth bindings. Externally smart, with just a few marks. Internally, firmly bound (aside from contents and introduction are detached from volume VI). Pages are bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE.

 


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