Title: A History of Venice
Author: Norwich, John Julius
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York
Publication Date: 1982
Edition: Later Printing
Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: NF
Comments: Negligible wear to back of d-j.
Synopsis: As comprehensive as it is engaging, John Julius Norwich’s A History of Venice is a complete history of “the most beautiful and magical of cities.” This necessary volume traces the rise of Venice from its fifth-century origins through 1797 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic. Traces the rise ot empire of this city from its 5th century beginnings all the way through until 1797 when Napolean put an end to the thousand year-old Republic. 32 pages of black and white photos, 4 maps and charts.