176 pp. "This beautiful and informative volume, inspired by the pioneering 1905 color book "Rome", offers a new way of looking at the sights and social history of this much-loved European city. Every painting from Alberto Pisa's original book has been reproduced and enlarged for these pages and each is placed in contemporary context with related images, from period maps and postcards to newspapers and railway tickets, as well as narrative to Rome in the early twentieth century." Front endpapers illustrated with colored map of Rome's streets. Rear endpapers illustrated with colored map of Italy. Includes 70 paintings by Alberto Pisa.
Keywords: WORLD HISTORY ROME ANCIENT HISTORY
Jacket flap price-clipped. Thunder Bay Press, 2008. Reprint. Near Fine/Very Good. (Inventory #: 2194711)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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