4to. Brown cloth, white lettering on spine, housed in an illustrated jacket. 416pp. Text is punctuated with an exceedingly large number of illustrations; some colour and some b/w. Covers the period from The Medici Grand Duchy until the cusp of unification in 1860. A comprehensive account of the art, architecture, politics, history and overall culture of the city in this time period. The book is near-fine, with no faults to speak of.
BARGELLINI, Piero, Florence the Magnificent: A History (Volume 3), Vellecchi editore Firenze, 1980
Biographies & Letters
SHARP, Samuel., Letters from Italy, describing the Customs and Manners of that Country, In the Years 1765, and 1766. To which is Annexed, An Admonition to Gentlemen who pass the Alps, in their Tour through Italy. The Second Edition., [R. Cave] for W. Nicol, T. Becket, P. A. de Hondt and T. Cadell, 1767