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Palaces of Sicily

Zalapi, Angheli

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ISBN 10: 0847821269 / ISBN 13: 9780847821266
Published by Rizzoli, 1998
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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323 pages, illustrated throughout in color. Large folio. Previous ownerÕs stamp on front fly leaf, light wear and tearing to edges of dust jacket. Overall, a tight clean copy. Record # 458585. Bookseller Inventory # 458585

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Title: Palaces of Sicily

Publisher: Rizzoli

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Following the success of Portrait of Venice and Palaces of Rome, this beautiful book tours the palaces, villas, and castles of Sicily.

From the ancient Roman villa of Piazza Armerina through the Arab castles, baroque masterpieces such as Villa Pallagonia, to the art-nouveau Villa Bordonaro alle Croci- these pages reveal 30 public and private dwellings built and furnished by Italy's greatest architects and artists over the centuries. Luxuriant gardens full of flowers and statues, antique tapestries, glorious frescoed, and priceless furniture appear in hundreds of full-color photographs. History, art and anecdote intertwine in the text for an enchanting view of Sicily's great heritage.

About the Author:

Gioachino Lanza Tomasi has been the director of the Italian Institute for Culture in New York for many years.

Angheli Zalapi organizes art exhibitions and congresses on Sicilian painters of the 15th to 17th centuries.

Photographs by Melo Minnella have been published in international magazines such as Life, Mondo, and Stern

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