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CASTLE ST. ANGELO AND THE EVIL EYE. Being Additional Chapters to ROBA DI ROMA.
Philadelphia:J. B. Lippincott and Co. 1877. 238pp. Illus. Ex-library copy. Small library book-plate pasted-down inside front cover, small pasted library-stamp lower corner of title page; library-card pocket pasted down inside back binding and call numbers on spine; small one-inch crack inside front hinge, otherwise, a very good clean, tight, clean copy.
$35.00
Dal 25 LUGLIO al 10 SETTEMBRE. Un Organico Complesso Di Documenti Editi Ed Inediti Sulla Seduta Del Gran Consiglio, L'arresto e Il prelievo Di Mussolini, e L'abbandono Di Roma. Nuovo Testimonianze.
Rome: S.A.I.G. (1944). 62 pp. Wraps. Binding shows only some minor wear at the edges and spine. Library stamp on the inside front wrap and embossed library stamp on title page. Interior is otherwise clean, though the pages are age-toned. All in all, a very good copy.
$45.00
EUROPE AND ITALY\'S ACQUISITION OF LIBYA, 1911-12
Durham, North Carolina:Duke University Press. 1942. xi + 317pp. Hardcover. Binding is lightly soiled and worn at the edges and spine. Spine also shows some moderate fading. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, save for a previous owner's initials inked and dated at the top of the first free end-paper verso. Overall, a very good copy.
$70.00
GUIDA ALLE CIVILTA SEPOLTE D'ITALIA.
332pp. Illus. Hard bound. A very good to fine copy. Some corners lightly bent.
$15.00
LE REPUBBLICHE MARINARE.
Milano:Arnoldo Mondadori Editore. 135pp. Illustrated. First edition. Hardcover.  Binding is lightly worn at the edges and spine with some mild soiling to the covers. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$25.00
PORTAL TO PARADISE. An Italian Excursion.
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1955. 241pp. Illustrated. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Binding shows some light wear to the edges and spine, which is also faded, but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, a very good copy.
$10.00
THE NEW LINE.
Translated by Archibald Colquhoun. New York:Harper & Brothers. 142pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn at the edges and spine with some soiling to the covers. Spine shows sun significant sun-toning. Binding is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and bright, with a brief inscription in pencil on the first free end-paper along with a notation of the original publication date penciled onto the title page. Otherwise free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$7.50
A HISTORY OF SICILY (TWO VOLUMES), MEDIEVAL SICILY 800-1713, MODERN SICILY AFTER 1713
New York; The Viking Press, [1968].  Two volumes. Hardcover with dj. xvi+240pp, 243-583pp. Near Fine condition in Very Good jackets. Unclipped jackets a bit sunfaded, sun darkened, lightly soiled and shelfworn. Both volumes with owner name penned to ffep; otherwise clean and tight.  "...a complete political, social, and economic history,from the Byzantine Empire through World War II and beyond, of the astonishing island that has stood at a crossroads of Western civilization and shared the successive waves of international change."   (cfm)
$45.00
A HISTORY OF SICILY, ANCIENT SICILY TO THE ARAB CONQUEST
New York; The Viking Press, [1968]. First Edition. Hardcover with dj. xv+226pp. Very Good condition in a Good+ jacket. Unclipped jacket is lightly shelfworn with a bit of soiling and toning of spine. Black cloth boards are clean; owner markings penned to ffep; otherwise very clean, unmarked, and tight. This is a companion volume for two other "History of Sicily" volumes by Denis Mack Smith. "it stresses the economic and social developments peculiar to Sicilian history, including the recurriing violence and unrest....its engrossiing and highly readable narrative begins with the relics of prehistory and covers the period of Greek and PhoenicIan colonization, the relations with the Greek citystates, and the age of the Tyrants...centuries of conquest and rule by Rome...continues through the colorful Byzantine period and ends with the Arab conquest."  (cfm)
$60.00
RAVENNA THE CITY OF MOSAIC
Salbaroli. no date. 159pp. Illustrated. Wrps. Aside from sun fading to spine strip, a very good, clean copy. 
$30.00
THE SICILIAN VESPERS, A HISTORY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD IN THE LATER THIRTEENTH CENTURY
Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 1958. Hardcover with DJ. First Edition. xiii+355pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs, maps, and genealogical charts. Condition is Very Good in a Fair jacket.  Jacket is rubbed and has small tears at edges and folds; also had darkening of the spine and foxing front and back.  Red cloth boards are clean and unbumped; gilt titling to spine is bright.  Owner name penned to ffep.  A few foxing spots to preliminaries and to rear pastedown.  Otherwise clean, square and tightly bound.  Fold outs all in excellent shape.  "the massacre of the French at Palermo on 30 March 1282, which is traditionally known as the Siciliam Vespers, is important not because it is just an isolated drama of conspirators and cut-throats, nor because it is just one episode in the epic tragedy of Sicily and her oppressors.  The massacre was one of those events in history which altered the fate of nations and of world wide institutions..."  (cfm)
$40.00