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Venice observed

McCarthy, Mary

Venice observed

by McCarthy, Mary

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Paris: G. & R. Bernier, 1956.

StatementMary McCarthy.
The Physical Object
Pagination158p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19032761M

A journey through the glorious Italian city’s scenery, history, and culture, from the New York Times–bestselling author of Venice Observed and The Group. Mary McCarthy’s classic celebrates the Italian city often looked upon as the provincial sister to . [] A penetrating work of reportage on Venice. “Searching observations and astonishing comprehension of the Venetian taste and character” (New York.

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