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War, Diplomacy, and the Rise of Savoy, 1690 - 1720

By Storrs, Christopher

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 345 p. w/ footnotes, select bibliography, index. A study of this small European state from French association to being a member of anti-French coalitions just a few years later.

$50.00

The Politics of Religion in Napoleonic Italy : the War Against God 1801 - 1814

By Broers, Michael

London & New York: Routledge, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Octavo (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 238 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. A thorough discussion of the effects of French reforms attempting cultural uniformity in Italy during their occupation in the early eighteenth century and the eventual clash beween Napoleon and Pope Pius VII.

$40.00

Florence : an Outline of Urban History / Firenze: Profilo di Storia Urbana

By Fei, Silvano, Grazia Gobbi Sica, and Paolo Sica

Florence / Firenze: Alinea, 1995. First printing. Oversize Paperback Original. Very good. Quarto (oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Bilingual edition, Italian, English. 216 p. w/ illus., index, chronology, additional pages of plates at end.

$60.00

Il Porto di Trapani nel Settecento : Rotte, Traffici, Esport Azioni (1674 - 1800) [ The Port of Trapani in the Eighteenth Century : Routes, Traffic, Export Shares ]

By Benigno, Francesco

Trapani, Italy: s.l., 1982. First edition. Trade Paperback Original. Very Good. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Slight scuffing and a few small scratches on covers. 177 p. w/ tables, notes. A solid scholarly study of the Italian port of Trapani over 126 years.

$35.00

Fra Salimbre da Parma : e la Storia Politica e Religiosa del Secolo Decimoterzo [ Brother Salimbre of Parma : a Political and Religious History of the Thriteenth Century ]

By Scivoletto, Nino

Bari, Italy: Giuseppe Laterza & Figli, 1950. First edition. Softcover. Good. Small octavo (smaller than standard size). Some wear to edges and corners of covers. Creasing at spine. Page edges a bit browned, making the book a bit fragile if creased but easily read with no damage. Small chip missing from flyleaf and from last endpaper at top. 182 p.

$30.00

Letteratura Italiana Antica. Rivista Annuale di Testi e Studi. Periodico Internazionale Fundato e Diretto dfa Antonio Lanza. Anno II - 2001

By Antonio Lanza editor.

Rome: Moxedano Editrice, 2000. Softcover. Very Good in Wraps. Octavo-sized. Light wear to edges of covers with light creasing to upper corner of front covers and some minor scuffing. Upper corners of pages have slight wrinkles. Clean, unmarked text. 458 pages with footnotes and index. Text of this work is in Italian.

$25.00

Letteratura Italiana Antica. Rivista Annuale di Testi e Studi. Periodico Internazionale Fundato e Diretto dfa Antonio Lanza. Anno I - 2000

By Antonio Lanza, editor

Rome: Moxedano Editrice, 1999. Softcover. Very Good in Wraps. Octavo-sized. Light wear to edges of covers with light creasing to upper corner of front covers and some minor scuffing. Upper corners of pages have slight wrinkles. Clean, unmarked text. 444 pages with footnotes and index. Text of this work is in Italian.

$25.00

Letteratura Italiana Antica. Rivista Annuale di Testi e Studi. Periodico Internazionale Fundato e Diretto dfa Antonio Lanza. Anno IV - 2003

By Antonio Lanza, editor

Rome: Moxedano Editrice, 2002. Softcover. Very Good in Wraps. Octavo-sized. Light wear to edges of covers with some minor scuffing. Slight twist to binding. Clean, unmarked text. Tight binding. 550 pages with footnotes, few illustrations, and index. Text of this work is in Italian.

$25.00

Catalogo dei Bolli Postali del Territorio Lombardo-Veneto Dalle Origini All'Introduzione del Francobollo.

By Vollmeier, Paolo.

Milan: Sirotti Editore, 1999. Reprint. Cloth. Very good folio-sized (oversized) hardcover in dark brown cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and lower corners of boards with light scuffing to covers. 389 pages. The text of this work on postal markings from the Lombardy-Venetia region is in English, German, Italian, and French. Extra shipping will be charged for this book due to its size.

$105.00

The Church in Italy in the Fifteenth Century: The Birkbeck Lectures, 1971.

By Hay, Denys.

Cambridge University Press, 1977.. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Some light wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Dj has wear and rubbing along the edges with scuffing to the covers including a smudge on the back panel. Edges of the pages and of the dj are lightly browned. Some writing in ink on the rear free endpaper. Only a couple of instances of pencil underlining in text. 184 pages with 4 appendices, endnotes, references, and index. This work examines organization of the Italisn church, the rise of an Italian papacy after the Great Schism, relations between the clergy and laity, reform and the church in the fifteenth century, and the impact of the Renaissance on the clergy.

$35.00

Brigantaggio e Mafia in Sicilia.

By Enzo D'Alessandro.

Messina-Firenze: Casa Editrice G. D'Anna, 1959(?).. First edition. Good to fair octavo hardcover in tan library binding without dust jacket. Ex-library with all the marks, stamps, and flaws associated with that condition including call number on the spine and stamp on the fore-edges of the pages and the front pastedown endpaper. Does not card pocket however. Wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and the lower edges of the panels. Scuffing and soiling to the covers with some spots on the front panel. Page edges are a little browned and have some light foxing. 183 pages with footnotes, appendix, bibliography, and index. The text of this work on brigandage and the Mafia in Sicily.

$115.00

Lectura (Lectvra) Dantis. Dante e Lucano: Conferenza Detta da Vincenzo Ussani Nella Sala di Dante in Orsanmichele.

By Sansoni, G. C., editor. Ussani, Vincenzo

1917(?).. Pamphlet. Good. Good pamphlet. Wrappers are worn along the edges with some fading along the edges. On back cover of wrapper is a stamp and a yellow string that is attached. Upper edges of pages have not been separated so every two pages are attached at the top. Pages are a bit stiff and little browned but not brittle. Few library pencil notes on endpapers but this is not ex-library. 38 pages with notes. A scarce work in Italian about Dante.

$25.00