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Hill Towns of Italy

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Hill Towns of Italy
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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1960s
Condition:
Very Good; some foxing to edges/owner's name; slight dirt to jacket back.
Country of Origin:
UK
Materials:
paper
Damage Information:
edge foxing/dirt to jacket
Size:
8.5" L x 6" W x 1" H
Color/Finish:
N/A

Why We Love This

Notestein, Lilian. Hill Towns of Italy.London: Hutchinson, 1963. First UK edition. With many detailed drawings by David Gentleman, who also painted the jacket design, this is a beautiful, rather dated tour of hill fortresses in Tuscany, Umbria and as far south as Sicily. 1963 seems marvelously old-fashioned and all the more charming for that. With a touch of foxing to edges and previous owner's name. Jacket is bright but with slight dirt marks to back.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.