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stones of Florence

McCarthy, Mary

stones of Florence

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Published by Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Italy -- Florence

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary McCarthy ;photographs by Evelyn Hofer and others.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6921F7 M28
    The Physical Object
    Pagination130 p.,[70] leaves of plates (some col.)
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14082391M


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The title of this book is explained by the fact that three years before writing "The Stones of Florence," McCarthy wrote "Venice Observed," in which she relied heavily on John Ruskin's masterpiece "The Stones of Venice." Readers interested in an objective view of the Medici, particularly Lorenzo il Magnifico, should consider Medici Money /5(43).

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