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Venice observed

McCarthy, Mary

Venice observed

by McCarthy, Mary

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Published by G. & R. Bernier, Reynal in Paris, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Venice (Italy) -- Description and travel -- Views

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary McCarthy ; comments on Venitian [sic] civilization and notes on the plates by André Chastel ; color photos. of paintings by Hans Hinz, Claudio Emmer ; photos. of Venice by Inge Morath.
    SeriesArt and places -- 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199 p. :
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23376345M

    A journey through the glorious Italian city’s scenery, history, and culture, from the New York Times–bestselling author of Venice Observed and The Group. Mary McCarthy’s classic celebrates the Italian city often looked upon as the provincial sister to . [] A penetrating work of reportage on Venice. “Searching observations and astonishing comprehension of the Venetian taste and character” (New York.

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