Francesco's Venice: The Dramatic History of the World's Most Beautiful City
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryLou - LibraryThing
Having watched the series on television it is a delight to own this book. I fell in love with Vencie on a short break there in 2005 and cannot wait to revisit it. Read full review
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Architect, historian, and filmmaker da Mosto provides a well-researched history of Venice, from its beginnings as an independent republic to its becoming the center of world trade in the 1400s to its ... Read full review