The Best Travel Writing From the New York Times

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Baker & Taylor
A lavishly illustrated tribute to the locales and culture of Italy features the writings of such contributors as Jan Morris, Francine Prose, and Muriel Spark, in a collection of essays that encompass historical information, personal anecdotes, and travel tips. 17,500 first printing.

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Printed in an oversize (10.75x12.5") format, and devoted largely to inviting color photos of Italy's sites, this volume will put readers in the mood for travel. All of Italy is included, from the Alps to Sicily, with reprinted short travel articles for each area and many inset boxes with descriptions of particular sites, legends, events, or food. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2004
ISBN: 9780810959057
Characteristics: 414 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Eco, Umberto
Bernier, Olivier
Alternative Title: New York times


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