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lo specchio del rinascimento

Lo specchio del rinascimento. The mirror of the Reinassance

di Marco Paoli Il volume si  propone di fare chiarezza nella spinosa questione dell’iconografia di Ludovico Ariosto, basata, come è noto, su pochissimi ritratti certi, e alterata nel corso dei secoli dall’attribuzione della supposta fisionomia del poeta a ritratti che in realtà non lo raffigurano. Dopo la puntuale disamina della letteratura sull’argomento, divisa tra interventi di […]

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Garfagnana where time stands still

by Gabriele Caproni and Cristoforo Feliciano Ravera An unforgettable trip. The places and symbols of an unforgettable land. A valley where time still flows with ancient rhythm. The precious photos of Gabriele Caproni with texts by Feliciano Ravera tell his revealing with kindness the secrets and hidden visuals. This collection, the result is an important […]

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Green Lucca Verde

by Cora Koning and Saskia Pauwels What forms the genuine heritage of Lucca is what beauty we find disseminated all through the city’s architecture; is its hushed affability, that easygoing intimacy with history expressed and enhanced by the worship for floral decoration, by Lucca’s lasting tradition of love for the greenery, be it lawns or […]

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History of Lucca

by John Jones This volume proposes a concise report of Lucca’s History and of it’s population from the origins up to the Second World War. It’s a History of Lucca written by an Englishman that uses a different standard than those of traditional stories, introducing essential moments, without leaving out small curiosities. Who may use […]

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English on the Grand Tour

Tea with Batoni. Anectodes Dwellings and Collections of English on the Grand Tour

by Francesca Centurione Scotto Boschieri Pompeo Batoni (1708-1787), living during one of the most enlightened and complicated periods of European history – the 1700’s – becoming “the most celebrated Italian painter of his time”. He was born in Lucca, son of a goldsmith, in 1708, a year after the creation of Great Britain through the […]

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Lucca. The paper Amphiteatre

Lucca, l’anfiteatro di carta by Taisuke Kuroda and Naoko Kuroda This book tells the story of Piazza Anfiteatro in Lucca, from the Roman origins to our days, and contains a cardboard model in 1:500 scale to build and keep. The model is a faithful reproduction that derives from the studies of Taisuke Kuroda, associate professor […]

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I Giorni di Barga

The days of Barga by Gabriele Caproni Exclusively dedicated to the artistic and naturalistic beauties of Barga and it’s surroundings. The days of Barga is a photo book that creates a route between nature and one of the towns that have a more important load of history In the Lucca area. “Barga is a place […]

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A Companion to Lucca

edited by Andreas Prindl This volume presents an anthology dedicated to history, art and the music of the city of Lucca. Through a chronological course the city is revisited by important authors that have leaded us with their essays in this historical visit where the main stages are: Roman Lucca, Medieval Lucca, Renaissance Lucca, Lucca […]

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Un boccone insieme. A casual invitation

by Carla Geri Camporesi This book can be very useful for those housewives that make programmed invitations or that may have to deal with unexpected famished guests, starting from the direct experiences of the authoress. A complete ensemble of Tuscan recipes (starters, first courses, middle plates and main courses, salads, desserts, jams and sections dedicated […]

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