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Stones of Venice

Lionello Puppi, Mark E. Smith - 2002 - Architecture - Snippet view
The Venetians were great craftsmen and artists, and their use of stone is unparalleled in any other city. This specially photographed book on Venice is a thesis on the texture, colour, shape and endless uses of stone in the hands of sensitive ...

Venice: Pure City

Peter Ackroyd - 2009 - History - No preview available
An evocative portrait of Italy's "City of Water" draws on historical and cultural sources to provide richly detailed descriptions of everything from Venice's canals and bridges to its churches and marketplaces, citing the events and people that ...

Venice: Lion City: The Religion of Empire

Garry Wills - 2002 - History - Limited preview
A unique historical perspective on Venice, one of the world's most fascinating cities, during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, is told through the art, which is connected to its imperial religion and which details the labor, warfare ...

Venetian Palaces

Alvise Zorzi, Paolo Marton - 1990 - Palaces - No preview available