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Palazzo Colonna

Immagini nel tempo

The magnificence of Palazzo Colonna photographed by Massimo Listri“The superb gallery, perhaps even more beautiful than that of Versailles, and filled with delightful pictures, is supported by immense columns of ancient yellow marble, which divide the gallery into two at the ends; the king's...
Edited by: Daria Borghese
2019, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 292pp., 239ill.
ISBN: 9788842224716
€ 60,00
Collections and history of the Italian embassy in LondonThe Italian embassy at 4 Grosvenor Square was officially inaugurated in April 1934 and is the only building in the entire square to have retained the original late Georgian architecture.This volume traces the political, architectural and artistic...
Edited by: Mario Tavella, Maria Sancho-Arroyo Puliti
2018, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 176pp., 122ill.
ISBN: 9788842224365
€ 0,00

Palazzo Pamphilj

Embassy of Brazil in Rome

Brasil in one of the most beautiful palaces of RomeSince the first decade of the 20th century, the Brazilian Embassy in Rome has been located in the splendid Palazzo Pamphilj, in Piazza Navona.The volume retraces the political, architectural and artistic history of the Embassy and of the palace which,...
2018, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 200pp., 94ill.
ISBN: 9788842224181
€ 0,00

Palazzo Pamphilj

Embassy of Brazil in Rome

Brasil in one of the most beautiful palaces of RomeSince the first decade of the 20th century, the Brazilian Embassy in Rome has been located in the splendid Palazzo Pamphilj, in Piazza Navona.The volume retraces the political, architectural and artistic history of the Embassy and of the palace which,...
2018, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 200pp., 94ill.
ISBN: 9788842224174
€ 0,00

Palazzo Pamphilj

Embassy of Brazil in Rome

Brasil in one of the most beautiful palaces of RomeSince the first decade of the 20th century, the Brazilian Embassy in Rome has been located in the splendid Palazzo Pamphilj, in Piazza Navona.The volume retraces the political, architectural and artistic history of the Embassy and of the palace which,...
2018, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 200pp., 94ill.
ISBN: 9788842224198
€ 0,00
Fifteen greatest royal estates, palaces, castles, villas and charterhousesOne of the characteristics of the history of the Savoy dynasty is the way in which its members entrusted the task of sustaining and celebrating the role and importance of their line to the royal estates and country houses built...
Edited by: Costanza Roggero, Mario Turetta, Alberto Vanelli
2018, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 360pp., 280ill.
ISBN: 9788842224778
€ 50,00

The renaissance of piazza Verdi

Art + Architecture in La Spezia

The contested, exemplary collaboration between artist and architect“If you ask me, the new design of Piazza Verdi in La Spezia is some of the most beautiful urban landscaping I have seen in many years. It's a work where the two parties play their role to perfection, and the play between architect...
Author: Daniel Buren, Gianni Vannetti
2018, Brossura, 176pp., 162ill.
ISBN: 9788842224587
€ 35,00
Collections and history of the Italian embassy in LondonThe Italian embassy at 4 Grosvenor Square was officially inaugurated in April 1934 and is the only building in the entire square to have retained the original late Georgian architecture.This volume traces the political, architectural and artistic...
Edited by: Mario Tavella, Maria Sancho-Arroyo Puliti
2018, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 176pp., 122ill.
ISBN: 9788842223818
€ 0,00

Palazzo Donn'Anna

History, art and nature

Is this Naples' most famous palazzo?This is the first book entirely dedicated to one of the few Neapolitan buildings that became one of the symbols of the city. Construction started in 1640 on the initiative of Anna Carafa and her husband, the Spanish viceroy of Naples Don Ramiro Guzman, but was never...
Edited by: Pietro Belli
2017, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 320pp., 200ill.
ISBN: 9788842224259
€ 90,00

Turkmenistan

Histories of a Country, Cities and a Desert

An ancient 25-year-old nation of cities and desertsTurkmenistan is a country as fascinating as it is unknown, an old country rich in ancient history and a wealth of monuments comparable to a Mediterranean nation. The volume Turkmenistan. Histories of a country, cities and a desert illustrates the...
Edited by: Michele Bernardini, Gian Luca Bonora, Giusto Traina
2016, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 224pp., 64ill.
ISBN: 9788842224228
€ 60,00
The surprising frescoes of a noble palazzoThe restoration of Palazzo Salmatoris in Cherasco also provided the occasion for a volume that tells the history of the building, from its original construction to the most recent works.A series of essays by specialists of various disciplines trace a comprehensive...
Edited by: Mafredo di Robilant
2016, Brossura, 144pp., 111ill.
ISBN: 9788842224082
€ 35,00

Guide to Turkmenistan

History, architecture and faith in the desert

An ancient 25-year-old nation of cities and desertsTurkmenistan is a country as fascinating as it is unknown, an old country rich in ancient history and a wealth of monuments comparable to a Mediterranean nation. The volume Turkmenistan. Histories of a country, cities and a desert illustrates the...
Edited by: Gian Luca Bonora
2016, Brossura, 302pp., 50ill.
ISBN: 9788842224211
€ 30,00

Villa Ottolenghi Wedekind

A 20th-century residence in Acqui Terme

The dream of the Renaissance villa revived in 20th-century ItalyStarting in 1923, Arturo Ottolenghi and his wife Herta Wedekind designed and built a home dedicated to art outside Acqui Terme, amid the vineyards of Monterosso. This extraordinary landscape and Rationalist architectural complex, now...
Edited by: Federico Fontana, Luca Giacomini, Renata Lodari
2015, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 168pp., 146ill.
ISBN: 9788842223627
€ 60,00

Villa Lontana

A place "ennobled" by the one-time presence of famous people like Poniatowski, Canova and Thorvaldsen

An archaeological collection in the erstwhile homeVilla Lontana enables us to retrace the history of the territory on which it stands, in the vicinity of the Milvian Bridge, through the centuries. A burial complex of the 1st-2nd century AD was brought to light in this area, and the estate was mentioned...
Edited by: Simonetta Ceccarelli
2013, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 248pp., 192ill.
ISBN: 9788842222040
€ 60,00

Villa Carlotta

Museum, Historical Park, Botanic Garden on Lake Como

Residence, museum, park, and botanical garden: a marvel on Lake ComoVilla Carlotta is a place of rare beauty, where masterpieces of nature and human ingenuity coexist in perfect harmony in over 70,000 square metres of gardens and museum facilities open to the public. The residence, imposing but sober,...
Author: Serena Bertolucci
2013, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 112pp., 70ill.
ISBN: 9788842221418
€ 18,00

Villa Carlotta

Museum, Historical Park, Botanic Garden on Lake Como

Residence, museum, park, and botanical garden: a marvel on Lake ComoVilla Carlotta is a place of rare beauty, where masterpieces of nature and human ingenuity coexist in perfect harmony in over 70,000 square metres of gardens and museum facilities open to the public. The residence, imposing but sober,...
Author: Serena Bertolucci
2012, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 112pp., 70ill.
ISBN: 9788842218753
€ 18,00

Ateliers in Via Margutta

Five centuries of international culture in Rome

The most artistic street in the worldFive centuries of history in which the protagonists are artists, painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers, poets, actors, directors, and architects coming from four continents to a single location: Rome, Via Margutta. On this magical street they have...
Edited by: Valentina Moncada di Paternò
2012, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 368pp., 260ill.
ISBN: 9788842219460
€ 70,00

Langhe Monferrato Roero

Landscapes and words that are part of humanity’s heritage

Discover and rediscover landscapes that are both memory and narrative Some 30 writers have contributed to this book about the wine-growing countryside of southern Piedmont, whose candidacy is being proposed for Unesco World Heritage listing. They describe the identities of these places, the major...
Author: Sergio Conti
2010, Cartonato, 152pp., 152 col.ill.
ISBN: 9788842218678
€ 29,00

Constantinople

through the lens of Achilles Samandji and Eugene Dalleggio

The fabulous Constantinople of the last century in vintage photographsAchille Samandji, a photographer of the Sultan's court, and Eugène Dalleggio, accompany readers on a penetrating, sensitive, and multifaceted tour of the city over the years 1898 to 1935. Both photographers, albeit devoted...
Edited by: Costas M. Stamatopoulos
2009, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 508pp., 571ill.
ISBN: 9788842216025
€ 160,00

Constantinople

through the lens of Achilles Samandji and Eugene Dalleggio

The fabulous Constantinople of the last century in vintage photographsAchille Samandji, a photographer of the Sultan's court, and Eugène Dalleggio, accompany readers on a penetrating, sensitive, and multifaceted tour of the city over the years 1898 to 1935. Both photographers, albeit devoted...
Edited by: Costas M. Stamatopoulos
2009, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 508pp., 571ill.
ISBN: 9788842216001
€ 160,00

Constantinople

through the lens of Achilles Samandji and Eugene Dalleggio

The fabulous Constantinople of the last century in vintage photographsAchille Samandji, a photographer of the Sultan's court, and Eugène Dalleggio, accompany readers on a penetrating, sensitive, and multifaceted tour of the city over the years 1898 to 1935. Both photographers, albeit devoted...
Edited by: Costas M. Stamatopoulos
2009, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 508pp., 571ill.
ISBN: 9788842216018
€ 160,00

Villa San Luca in Ospedaletti

La casa-museo di Luigi Anton Laura

The historic house museum of an antique collector in an Anglican churchIn Ospedaletti a former Anglican church now open to the public through FAI (Italian National Trust), the antique deales Luigi Anton Laura collected some six thousand works of art over sixty years of research, study and travel,...
Edited by: Nera Laura, Lucia Borromeo
2008, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 80pp., 48ill.
ISBN: 9788842215646
€ 25,00
The universal cathedrals of human thoughtLibraries, the repositories of the written knowledge and thought of mankind, are the human equivalent of the temples dedicated to divinities. They are the marvellous protagonists of this volume, which was the first (first edition: February 2003) of many subsequent...
2007, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 160pp., 109ill.
ISBN: 9788842211389
€ 50,00

The Science of Saving Venice

Recupero e salvaguardia della città e della laguna

Science for Venice: the risks to the most beautiful city in the worldJust a century ago, Venice was impacted less than ten times a year by the flooding; since 2000, it has occurred more than sixty times. The city is at increasing risk of being submerged, and climate change threatens its very survival:...
Edited by: Caroline Fletcher, Jane Da Mosto
2004, Brossura, 92pp., 121ill.
ISBN: 9788842213093
€ 12,00