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181 Exhibition Catalogue - Theatre - Italy Visualita del Maggio : bozzetti, figurini e spettacoli 1933-1979.
De Luca Editore, Roma / Rome, 1979, 
(Exhibition Catalogue - Theatre). Visualita' del 'Maggio' : bozzetti, figurini e spettacoli 1933-1979. Firenze, Forte di Belvedere, 2 maggio – 7 ottobre 1979. (Roma) : De Luca Editore, (1979). Pp [1]-377,(3). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated brown card covers. Text in Italian. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY APPLY DUE TO WEIGHT. Rubbed, spine creased, 3-inch tear to bottom spine, circular inkstamp, else good. 40.00

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182 FAGIOLO, Marcello and Roberto SCHEZEN Roman Gardens : Villas of the Countryside
Monacelli Press, New York, 1997, ISBN:1885254571 
FAGIOLO, Marcello and Roberto SCHEZEN. Roman Gardens : Villas of the Countryside. Photographs by Roberto Schezen. Text by Marcello Fagiolo. (New York): The Monacelli Press, (1997). First Edition. Pp (6).[7]-[264]. Double col umn. Folio, red cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. "Mid sixtteenth-century Rome was home to great number of nobles and cardinals, and one of their great pleasures was the creation of elaborate villas amd gardens in thesurrounding region of Lazio. This spectacular volume brings together twelv e of the remarkable projects, many of which are closed to the public and shown here for the first time." - from the dj. Hadrian's Villa - Tivoli; Villa d'Esté - Tivoli; Palazzo Farnese Caprarolla; Villa Lante - Bagnaia; VillaOrsini - Bomarzo; Fonte Papacqua - Soriano nel Cimino; Castello Ruspoli - Vignanello; Palazzo Odescalchi - Bassano Romano; Villa Aldobrandini - Frascati; Villa Grazioli - Frascati; Giardïno Caetani - Ninfa; Giardino Portoghesi - Calcata. With over 240 colour illustrations. ***This heavy book will require extra shipping ***. Very good in very good dustjacket. 35.00

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183 FALLACI, Oriana SWINGLEHURST, Pamela, translator Limelighters. First British Edition in dustjacket
Michael Joseph, London, 1967, 
FALLACI, Oriana. Limelighters. Translated by Pamela Swinglehurst. London : Michael Joseph, (1967). Pp xii, 244. 8vo, brown cloth. The interviews of Orianna Fallaci (b. June 29, 1929, Florence, Italy - d. September 15, 2006, Florence) with Mary Hemingway, Robert Kennedy, Ingrid Bergman, Federico Fellini, Jeanne Moreau, Alfred Hitchcock, Arletty, Antonio Ordonez, Duchess of Alba, El Cordobes, Sammy Davis Jr., Anna Magnani, Sean Connery, Geraldine Chaplin and Jaime de Mora. Very light spotting to top edge, else vg in rubbed dustjacket (remnant of tape to front panel). 30.00

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184 FARRAN, Roy Operation Tombola. Second Edition in dustjacket. signed
Arms and Armour Press, London / New York / Sydney, 1986, ISBN:0853687498 
FARRAN, Roy. Operation Tombola. London / New York / Sydney : Arms and Armour Press, (1986). Second Edition. Pp (6),7-256. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. First published in 1960 by Collins, London. "In March 1945, as the Allied advance in Italy approached its climax, Roy Farran dropped by parachute into the Northern Apennines. Operation Tombola, the last and the most ambitious or the Special Air Service expeditions, had begun "Tombola' differed in several respects from previous S.A.S. operations. Rather than adopt the usual hit and run tactics employed in S.A.S. raids on Germanheadquarters and lines of supply, Farran decided to join forces with the I talian partisans in the area, to occupy the inaccessible valleys of the Apennines and to form an organized resistance in the rear of the main German army. These tactics were remarkably successful. At the head of his force, Farran stormed a German corps headquarters, resisted a full-scale attack on his valley, survived a nightmarish ride through the German ranks, and for six weeks played havoc with their lines of communication, eventually joining forces with the advancing American army. [...] In Operation Tombola, he describes his adventures in a simple, light-hearted manner which belies their audacity, while the rivalries between the Partisans, the girl staffetas with pistols stuffed in their belts and the killed pper whom Farran had included in a supply drop add a delightful comic opera touch. (from the dj). Verygood in price-clpped dustjacket. Signed with inscription from the author t o former Nova Scotia Premier Gerald Regan. 35.00

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185 FAY, Stephen KNIGHTLEY, Phillip. Death of Venice. in dj.
Praeger, New York, 1976, ISBN:0275229203 
FAY, Stephen. The Death of Venice. NY: Praeger, (1976). Pp 190. Illustrated. 8vo, green spine with patterned green boards. A melancholy account of themain threats to Venice's continued existence: industrial development and p ollution, the onslaught of the sea, and supremely the indifference and neglect of Italian politicians. Vg in rubbed dj. 20.00

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186 FERGUSSON, Bernard Watery Maze : The Story of Combined Operations. First American Edition in dustjacket
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1961, 
FERGUSSON, Bernard. The Watery Maze : The Story of Combined Operations. N.Y.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1961). First US Printing. Pp 445. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Law 0456. 17 chapters including: ; 7. Trial and Error: Madagascar and Dieppe; 8. In Partibus Infidelium: North Africa; 9. Takingup the Slack: Casablanca and Preparations for Sicily; 10. Scylla and Chary bdis Fall Astern: Sicily and Italy; 14. Faith and Works: Normandy and Walcheren; 15. South-East Asia; 16. Tria Juncta in Uno: Port Said, 1956. With bibliography and index. Vg in dj. 40.00

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187 FERGUSSON, Bernard Watery Maze : The Story of Combined Operations. First Edition
Collins, London, 1961, 
FERGUSSON, Bernard. The Watery Maze : The Story of Combined Operations. London : Collins, 1961. First U.K. Printing. Pp 445 + plates. 8vo, cloth. Law 0456. 17 chapters including: ; 7. Trial and Error: Madagascar and Dieppe; 8. In Partibus Infidelium: North Africa; 9. Taking up the Slack: Casablanca and Preparations for Sicily; 10. Scylla and Charybdis Fall Astern: Sicily and Italy; 14. Faith and Works: Normandy and Walcheren; 15. South-East Asia;16. Tria Juncta in Uno: Port Said, 1956. With bibliography and index. Ligh t wear to cloth, ow vg. 30.00

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188 FERGUSSON, Bernard. WAVELL, Earl Black Watch and the King's Enemies.
Collins, London , 1950, 
FERGUSSON, Bernard. The Black Watch and the King's Enemies. With a Forewordby Field-Marshall Earl Wavell. London : Collins, (November 1950). Third Im pression. Pp [1]-384. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A regimental history of the Black Watch, “our most famous regiment in the late war [...] from the disaster of St. Valéry and the desperate fightingof the early days in the Middle East, through the triumph of El Alamein to ultimate victory.” Contents : Chapter One – France, 1939-1949. 1. 1739. 2. 1939-1940. 3. The 6th Battalion in Flanders. 4. The Highland Division on t he Somme. 5. The Retreat to Saint-Valéry. 6. The later History of the 4th Battalion. Chapter Two – The Second Battalion in the Middle East, 1939-1942.1. Palestine and Somaliland. 2. Crete. 3. Tobruk. Chapter Three – The High land Division in North Africa and Sicily. 1. Resurgence. 2. Alamein. 3. Alamein to Tripoli. 4. Tripoli to Tunis. 5. Sicily. Chapter Four – The Sixth Battalion in the Mediterranean, 1943-1945. 1. Tunis. 2. Italy. 3. Greece. Chapter Five – The Second Battalion in India and Burma. 1. India. 2. Burma. Chapter Six – The Highland Division in North-West Europe, 1944-1945. 1. France. 2. Holland and the Ardennes. 3. The Reichwald. 4. The Rhine. Chapter Seven – Waifs and Strays. 1. The Prisoners. 2. The Individuals. Chapter Eight– The Allied Regiments. 1. The Black Watch of Canada (pp 343-350). 2. The Transvaal Scottish. 3. The New South Wales Scottish. 4. The New Zealand Scottish. 5. The Tyneside Scottish. 6. The Southern Rhodesians. Very good in rubbed, nicked, and browned , unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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Ferrari Days in Japan - April 1984. in dj , Ferrari)
189 Ferrari) Ferrari Days in Japan - April 1984. in dj
1984, 
(Ferrari). Ferrari Days in Japan - April 1984. (Japan : creative boutique NEKO, 1984). Pp 96. Profusely Illustrated. Oblonmg 8vo, red cloth. Text in Japanese and English. Vg in dj (2-inch tear to dj at spine). 60.00

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Ferrari Days. First Edition in dustjacket, Ferrari)
190 Ferrari) Ferrari Days. First Edition in dustjacket
1983, 1983 
(Ferrari). Ferrari Days. (Modena) : Niuitaly, (1983). First Edition. Over 200 pages. Profusely Illustrated mostly in colour. Square 8vo (228 x 228 mm), red cloth, gilt lettering to front, plain spine.

Text in Italian and English.

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Raid Ferrari d'Epoca , Ferrari). STEFANINI, Alessandro and F. PELILLO STEFANINI, Alessandro PELILLO, Francesco
191 Ferrari). STEFANINI, Alessandro and F. PELILLO STEFANINI, Alessandro PELILLO, Francesco Raid Ferrari d'Epoca
1982, 
(Ferrari). STEFANINI, Alessandro and Francesco PELILLO. Raid Ferrari d'Epoca and Colore Forma Riflessi. (Modena : Consorzio Centro Creativo, Marzo 1982). Second Edition. Pp 70 + 70. Profusely Illustrated. Sq 8vo, two books bound in four-part folding yellow board covers. Text in Italian, French and English. Wear to coeners and spine crease, else vg. 200.00

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192 FILLEMIN, A. A. Souvenirs d'un Voyage en Italie. signed.
J. G. Plantade, Cahors, France, 1851, 
FILLEMIN, A. A. Souvenirs d'un Voyage en Italie . Cahors, France: J. G. Plantade, 1851. Pp. 210. 8vo, green half calf with raised bands and gilt to spine, a.e.g. Text in French. An account of the author's voyages through Italy in the middle of the nineteenth century. Contents: 1: Itinéraire de Rome a Naples: I) Avantages et dangers d'un long séjour en Italie ; II) Dernier coup-d'oeil sur Rome. Préparatifs de départ ; III) Un famille romaine. Les adieux ; IV) Une variété de la Jettatura ; V) Composition d'un voiturin. Le mausolée de Sainte Hélène. La campagne de Rome ; VI) Un déjeûner à l'Hôtel de France. Grandeur des bénédictins ; VII) Décadence des bénédictins. Ferentino ; VIII) De Chaybde en Scylla. Marius et Murat ; IX) Dieu ou prohète? Comme quoi il ne faut pas se fier aux apparences. Arrivée au couvent du Mont-Cassin ; X) Le couvent du Mont-Cassin. Effet inattendu d'un clair de Lune ; XI) Carosella. Promenade dans Capoue ; XII) Ce qui perdit Annibal. A propos de chansons ; XIII) Les États-Romains et le royaume de Naples ; XIV) Voir Naples et puis...vivre! Ce que c'est qu'un jettatore. 2: Excursion dans les Environs de Naples, Le Tombeau de Sannazar: I) Déception ; II) L'église Ste. Marie-du-Part ; III) Le mausolée ; IV) Une matinée dansante improvisée ; V) La Villa Reale. 3: La Fête de Pie IX. Edgeworn, rubbed, inner hinges cracked, endpapers dirty, else vg. Signed and inscribed by the author on the second leaf. 350.00

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193 FINK, Leo Gregory Pilgrim Tales : Poems of the Holy Grail
Dolphin Press, Philadelphia, 1935, 
FINK, Leo Gregory. Pilgrim Tales : Poems of the Holy Grail. Philadelphia : The Dolphin Press, 1935. Pp (4),5-96. 8vo, red cloth spine, green cloth boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Ireland (Catholic Faith; Eucharastic Love; A Drop of Water; Ode to Saint Patreick). 2. France (0 Anima Mea!; The Blind Beggar's Light; Consolation; No Man's Land; InMemoriam; The Virgin of Lourdes; Liaison Rosary). 3. Italy (Springtime of the Soul; Ode to St. Charles Borromeo; Ode to St. Cecelia; In Memory of Dante — Horace's Ode translated; The Martyr's Soliloquy; Faith's Treasury; Christ's Chosen Power). 4. Switzerland (The Cathedral of the Alps). 5. Germany(The Storm, on the Eiver Rhine; Traumerei — Nurnburg). 6. Austria (Nature and Music — Vienna). 7. Holland (Fra Paul of Blumentlial). 8. Belgium (Arise all Ye Soldiers of Christ — Waterloo; The Chapel of Louvain). 9. England (Penitent's Ode to Death (Charter House); Despair's Ode to Death (London Tower); Sinner's Ode to Death (St. Etheldreda's Church)). 10. Outre Mer (To Three War-Mothers). Rubbed, wear to spine ends, front inner hinge cracked, smudge to rear endpapers, else very good. 30.00

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194 FIORITO, Joe Closer We Are to Dying. proof.
McClelland & Stewart, 1999, 
FIORITO, Joe. The Closer We Are to Dying. (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1999). Advance Reading Copy. Pp 319. 8vo, printed card covers. Vg. 40.00

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195 FISHER, Harrison FISHER, Harrison Harrison Fisher's American Girls in Miniature
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1912, 
FISHER, Harrison. Harrison Fisher's American Girls in Miniature. New York :Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. Pp (4) + 32 leaves of colour plates, printe d one side only. 8vo, green cloth spine, light brown paper covered boards, with colour onlay to front board. Illustrations : Well Protected; "Naughty,Naughty!"; Miss Knickerbocker; Miss Santa Clans;The Rose; Following the Ra ce; He's Only Joking; His Gift; An Old Song; Two Up; Oh ! Promise Me; The Débutante; T&e Bride; Song oj the Soul; Reflections; Danger; Anticipation; Odd Moments; The Old Miniature; Beauties; The Proposal; The Trousseau; The Wedding; The Honeymoon; The First Evening in Their Own Home; Their New Love;The American Girl in The Netherlands; The American Girl in France; The Ame rican Girl in Italy; The American Girl in Japan; The American Girl in Ireland; The American Girl in England. Harrison Fisher (July 27, 1875 or 1877 – January 19, 1934) was an American illustrator. Edgeworn, spotted and smudged, sticker ghost to front board, else very good. 65.00

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196 FLETCHER, H. George. MANUTIUS, Aldus In Praise of Aldus Manutius : A Quincentenary Exhibition.
Pierpont Morgan Library / University Research Library, University of California, New York / Los Angeles, 1995, ISBN:0875981097 
FLETCHER, H. George. In Praise of Aldus Manutius : A Quincentenary Exhibition. New York : The Pierpont Morgan Library / Los Angeles : University Research Library, Department of Special Collections, University of California, 1995. Pp [i]-xii,1-129,(3),+ 8 colour plates. Text Illustrations in black-and-white. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. An American homage to mark the five-hundredth anniversary of the first publication of the Aldine Press. Very good. 25.00

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197 Florence - Art - Frescoes - Exhibition Catalogue L'art arménien de l'ourartou à nos jours : Musée des Arts Décoratifs, octobre 1970 - janvier 1971
Les Presses Artistiques, Paris, 1970, 
(Florence – Art - Frescoes – Exhibition Catalogue). Fresques de Florence : Petit Palais, Paris, septembre – novembre 1970. (Paris : Les Presses Artistiques, 1970). Pp (224). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. A catalogue of an art exhibition of frescoes from Florence, Italy, held at the Petit Palais, Paris, in 1970. Text in French. Rubbed, back cover browned, else very good. 30.00

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198 Fondazione Carlo Erba) Space or Spaces as Paradigms of Mental Categories : Proceedings of the VIIIInternational Conference, Milan, 18-19 March, 1999. pbk.
Fondazione Carlo Erba, Milano, 2000, 
(Fondazione Carlo Erba). Space or Spaces as Paradigms of Mental Categories : Proceedings of the VIII International Conference, Milan, 18-19 March, 1999 . Milano: Fondazione Carlo Erba, (2000). Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-228,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, printed whithe card covers with green lettering to front and spine. Text intermittently in English and Italian. Slight spine roll, else vg. 90.00

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199 Forest and Outdoors Magazine Illustrated Canadian Forest and Outdoors, Vol. 36, No. 4, April, 1940
Canadian Forestry Association, Montreal, 1940, 
(Forest and Outdoors Magazine). Forest & Outdoors, Vol. 6 [sic, should be 36], No. 4, April, 1940. Montreal : The Canadian Forestry Association, 1940.Pp [109]-137 Illustrated. Advertisements. Double Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. In this issue : Motorist! Don't Run Down Wildlife!; BuildYour Own Fishing Waters; Lakes and Streams Are Clearing In Old Quebec; Chu kar Partridge – Prairie Newcomer!; Mussolini Turns Forester; and much more.Rubbed, else very good. 30.00

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200 FORNASERI, M. and A. SCHERILLO. Petrografia dei Coli Albani.
1963, 
FORNASERI, M. and A. SCHERILLO. Petrografia dei Coli Albani. Estrato del Volume La Regione Vulcanica dei Colli Albani de M. Fornaseri, A. Scherillo, U. Ventriglia a cura de; Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Centro di Mineralogia e Petrografia presso l'Università di Roma. Roma : Aziende Tipografiche Eredi Dott. G. Bardi, 1963. Pp (2),[339]-550,(2),+ 4 leaves of colour plates. Text Illustrations. 8vo, grey printed card covers. The Alban Hills are a group of hills that rise in the Roman Campagna in the south-east of Rome, made from deposits of a volcano. Text in Italian. Spine and edges faded,top corner bumped, pen marks to front cover, else very good. 25.00

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