Places in Italy: A private grand tour (3rd edition): 150 essential places to visit: 1001 unforgettable works of art

Places in Italy: A private grand tour (3rd edition): 150 essential places to visit: 1001 unforgettable works of art

by Francis Russell

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Overview

A new and 50% enlarged, entertaining, but fundamentally serious selection of the most rewarding places to visit the most visited and beloved country in the world. Places described have gone from 101 to 150 in this edition. Sicily, Calabria and Apulia are the subjects of greater focus. Towns (additions include Bergamo, Pesaro, Cremona and Todi), villages, museums and individual monuments are discussed, characterised and described. A guide book in its own right, but above all a thoughtful, opinionated and supremely well-informed guide, supplement and corrective to conventional guides. Note this is not a guide to hotels, restaurants and other amenities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912242214
Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press, Ltd
Publication date: 11/12/2019
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,191,126
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Francis Russell was educated at Oxford and has travelled in Italy for over fifty years. He is currently Deputy Chairman of Christie's, specialising in old master paintings, and has written numerous books, articles and reviews on, mainly, Italian subjects. Russell is also the author of ‘Places in Turkey’ (3000 sold worldwide) and ‘Places in Syria’ (sold rather less for obvious reasons).

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