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6 edition of Venice found in the catalog.


the collected traveler, an inspired anthology and travel resource


  • 5 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Three Rivers Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Venice (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Travelers" writings.,
    • Venice (Italy) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Venice (Italy) -- Description and travel -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesCollected traveler Venice
      Statementcollected by Barrie Kerper.
      GenreGuidebooks., Sources.
      SeriesThe collected traveler
      ContributionsKerper, Barrie.
      LC ClassificationsDG672 .V458 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 693 p. :
      Number of Pages693
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3954924M
      ISBN 100609808583
      LC Control Number2001054838

      The car-free streets suddenly make walkers feel big, important, and liberated. By day, Venice is a city of museums and churches, packed with great art. At night, when the hordes of day-trippers have gone, another Venice appears. Dance across a floodlit square. Glide in a gondola through quiet canals while music echoes across the water.

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