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Francesco's Venice

Author: Francesco Da Mosto; John Parker
Publisher: London : BBC Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Looks at the history of Venice, from the fifth century to the present day.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francesco Da Mosto; John Parker
ISBN: 9780563493631 0563493631
OCLC Number: 225289557
Notes: Cover subtitle: The dramatic history of the world's most beautiful city.
This book is published to accompany the television series entitled 'Francesco's Venice', first broadcast on BBC in 2004.
Originally published in 2004.
Includes index.
Description: 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Venice
Responsibility: Francesco Da Mosta ; photographs by John Parker.

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Presents the story of the life of Venice. This book explores Venice's remarkable history, from the 5th century when the first settlers retreated to the safety of the lagoon and began to create their  Read more...

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"An enchanting, immensely readable, superbly illustrated introduction to the history and legends of Venice by a consummate insider." -- John Berendt, author of The City of Falling Angels "Francesco's Read more...

 
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