This is the second volume of Augustus John Cuthbert Hare's 1884 travel book, "Cities of Northern Italy", which includes sections on Venice, Ferrara, Piacenza, Parma, Modena and Bologna. This delightful book takes the reader on a tour of some of the most beautiful spots in northern Italy. It is highly recommended for those with an interest in the country or in travel writing in general. A fascinating look into not only a different place, but a different time as well, this antiquarian volume would make for a great addition to any bookshelf. It is certainly not to be missed by the discerning collector. The chapters of this book include: “Venice: The Approach”, “Venice: Mark’s and its Surrounding”, “Venice: The Grand Canal”, “South-Eastern Venice”, “North-Eastern Venice”, “Suburban Venice: The Giudecca”, “The Armenian Convent, S. Elena, and the Lido”, etcetera. Augustus John Cuthbert Hare (1834 - 1903) was an English author and raconteur, famed for his witty and insightful writing. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.
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