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by Harold Acton,Edward Chaney

  • ISBN: 1566564662
  • Category: Europe
  • Subcategory: Travels
  • Author: Harold Acton,Edward Chaney
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Interlink Pub Group Inc (September 1, 2002)
  • Pages: 368
  • ePub book: 1324 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1395 kb
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  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 503

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A Traveller's Companion to Florence (intro Harold Acton, Constable, 1986; 2nd e. No one is better fitted than Edward Chaney to write this book. It is a seminal study of a great, but neglected writer, and it places .

A Traveller's Companion to Florence (intro Harold Acton, Constable, 1986; 2nd ed. Constable and Robinson, 2002). England and the Continental Renaissance (ed with Peter Mack: Boydell Press, 1990). Edwards in his proper historical, literary and philosophical context for the first time. Edwards was a cryptic and mystifying man, a writer with rare and sometimes perverse gifts, whose character mixed elements of the rascal and of the recluse, who yet produced one astounding classic, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page.

A Traveller's Companion to Florence. Harold Acton, Edward Chaney. Edward Chaney taught at the University of Pisa for six years and was an associate at Harvard University's Villa I Tatti in Florence while working on this book. His Warburg Institute P. on seventeenth-century travel in Italy was published as The Grand Tour and the Great Rebellion. Sir Harold Acton is a distinguished man of letters, historian, aesthete, novelist and poet, and has spent most of his life in Florence

A Traveller's Companion to Florence. Sir Harold Acton is a distinguished man of letters, historian, aesthete, novelist and poet, and has spent most of his life in Florence. Among his best-known books is The Last Medici, Memoirs of an Aesthete.

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Florence: A Traveller's Reader (Paperback). Edward Chaney (author), Harold Acton (author of introduction)

Florence: A Traveller's Reader (Paperback). Edward Chaney (author), Harold Acton (author of introduction). Paperback 416 Pages, Published: 28/06/2018. Currently Professor of Fine and Decorative Arts at Southampton Solent University, Edward Chaney is an honorary life member of the British Institute of Florence and taught at the University of Pisa for six years. Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group ISBN: 9781472141293 Number of pages: 416 Weight: 300 g Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 32 mm.

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Entertaining and hugely diverse views of the city of lagoons

Entertaining and hugely diverse views of the city of lagoons. The best-loved and most visited of Italian cities is vividly brought to life in the letters, diaries, and memoirs of travelers from past centuries and by the Florentines themselves.

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Florence: a Travellers' Companion (introduction; texts ed Edward Chaney), London, Constable, 1986. Harold Mario Mithcell Acton Autograph Letter Signed: Florence, to Herbert Cahoon, 1961 June 18 (1 item (4 pages)) is housed at the Pierpont Morgan Library. Robin McDouall Papers, circa 1933-1980 (. 5 linear f. are housed at Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. James Lord, Some Remarkable Men. ↑ Green, p. 118-25, Sunday Times magazine. Harold Acton, Memoirs of an Aesthete, 1948. D. J. Taylor, Bright Young People, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2007.

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The focus of the anthology is entertainment and broad information about buildings and phenomena most likely to interest the discriminating tourist. Many of the 195 pieces, mostly excerpts from longer works, are by well known writers, but obscure travel accounts are also included that are no less vivid and complement mere facts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Urtte Urtte
This tome was an enjoyable memoir of family and friends living in Florence. Beginning with a short history lesson, the author chronicles his experiences living in the most fascinating city in western culture.
MeGa_NunC MeGa_NunC
Collection of short first-hand historical accounts of those who lived Florence. The book is separated by Florentine landmarks and life. It adds depth and allows one to appreciate this beautiful city through the eyes of those who experienced it. A true companion book.