THE MONUMENTS OF ITALY: A Regional Survey of Art, Architecture and Archaeology from Classical to Modern Times. Michael Oppenheimer.

THE MONUMENTS OF ITALY: A Regional Survey of Art, Architecture and Archaeology from Classical to Modern Times

London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2002. Hardcover. Reprint. A detailed geographic guide to Italy's archaeological, architectural, and artistic treasures. Five volumes arranged by region and province provide historical facts and descriptive observations of more than 3,500 sites and in the case of museums, highlights of their collections. Even the aquarium in Venice is mentioned. The work is illustrated with black-and-white photographs taken by the author and includes general maps intended for use in conjunction with road maps. Italian names are used, and those unfamiliar with architectural terminology can consult the glossary in Volume 6. Also included in the last volume are a biographical index of architects and artists, a brief historical time line up to 1870, a list of Roman emperors, tips on Italian pronunciation, and a comprehensive index of places. Quarto, six volumes. Original black cloth bindings, with gilt, burgundy, and blind-stamped titles and a ribbon marker. Issued without dust jackets. Light bumping to the corners and tips; else a near fine set. Near fine. Item #69873
ISBN: 1860645704

Price: $250.00

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