Francesco's Venice: The Dramatic History of the World's Most Beautiful City

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BBC Books, 2004 - History - 216 pages
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Venice's rich history is explored by a resident historian, and descendent from a patrician Ventian family in this beautifully illustrated study.  Readers are guided from 5th century Venice to present day, uncovering historical facts, legends and catching glimpses into the lives of it's people, many of which are the authors own colorful ancestors.

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Review: Francesco's Venice: The Dramatic History of the World's Most Beautiful City

User Review  - Susanna - Goodreads

one of the most beautiful books about Venice! - Francesco daMosto, descendant of the Venetian "DaMosto"- Family tells the history of his hometown in a very attractive way, the photographs by John Parker are outstanding! Read full review

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Fantastic given as a gift and very much prized Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
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Earth
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PAGE 106
87
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

da Mosto is an architect, historian, film maker and Venetian citizen. His busy studio in venice has designed and supervised many restoration projects, as well as participating in local and international design competitions.

Parker is a photographer specializing in historic and contemporary architecture, interiors, travel and art.

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