Power And Imagination City-states In Renaissance Italy.

MARINES, LAURO.

£15.00

Publisher

Allen Lane.

Place

London

Date

1980

Item Description

FIRST UK EDITION. Large 8vo. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. xii + [ii] + 513 pp. Bound in original buff cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A fine copy. Illustrated by 12 pages of black and white plates and by 2 maps. Decorated by title page, etc. and headpiece vignettes and by publisher's device. A standard account of the history and culture of the great city states of Italy, especially Venice, Florence and Milan, from medieval communes to Renaissance republics. By US historian of Italy, Lauro Martines (b.1927), who was Professor of History at UCLA. The first edition was published in the US and Canada in 1979.

[Stock No. 27468]

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