City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire (Roger Crowley) soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Faber & Faber, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Colour photographs; Black & white drawings; Maps; List of sources; Cutaways;
From the cover: A magisterial work of gripping history, City of Fortune tells the story of the Venetian ascent from lagoon dwellers to the greatest power in the Mediterranean an epic five-hundred-year voyage that encompassed crusade and trade, plague, sea battles and colonial adventure.
In Venice, the path to empire unfolded in a series of extraordinary contests the sacking of Constantinople in 1204, the figh…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Navy Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XX] 405 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my History Italy catalogue?