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Siena - The City of the Virgin

£12.99

Product description

This beautifully illustrated book examines the history, culture, and spirituality of the Italian city of Siena, the “City of the Virgin.” Home of St. Catherine and St. Bernardino, Siena was equally renowned for its architectural beauty and its religious devotion. Through the use of colour photographs, maps, and reproductions of original manuscripts, Burckhardt invites the reader to walk the streets of a city whose history mirrors the development of Christianity in Europe. Translated from the German by Margaret McDonough Brown. Used hardback with dustcover. Book, good condition. Front cover bowed otherwise externally clean and undamaged. Internally clean with sound binding. Some darkening to page edges of front and rear pastedowns and end free endpapers. D/W fair. Front and rear grubby with some small biro marks on rear. Wrinkling along top and bottom edges of front with two small (less than 1 cm) closed tears to top. Small pieces missing from spine at top. Wrinkling along top and bottom edges of rear. Two pieces (1cm square) missing from top edge and one or two small closed tears. Small closed tear at front top edge.

Item details

Author(s):
Burckhardt, Titus
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
1960
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
126
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Siena - The City of the Virgin

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This beautifully illustrated book examines the history, culture, and spirituality of the Italian city of Siena, the “City of the Virgin.” Home of St. Catherine and St. Bernardino, Siena was equally renowned for its architectural beauty and its religious devotion. Through the use of colour photographs, maps, and reproductions of original manuscripts, Burckhardt invites the reader to walk the streets of a city whose history mirrors the development of Christianity in Europe. Translated from the German by Margaret McDonough Brown. Used hardback with dustcover. Book, good condition. Front cover bowed otherwise externally clean and undamaged. Internally clean with sound binding. Some darkening to page edges of front and rear pastedowns and end free endpapers. D/W fair. Front and rear grubby with some small biro marks on rear. Wrinkling along top and bottom edges of front with two small (less than 1 cm) closed tears to top. Small pieces missing from spine at top. Wrinkling along top and bottom edges of rear. Two pieces (1cm square) missing from top edge and one or two small closed tears. Small closed tear at front top edge.

Author(s):
Burckhardt, Titus
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
1960
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
126
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Siena - The City of the Virgin

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