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M. Sasek: THIS IS VENICE

Author: M. Sasek

This is Venice, first published in 1961, presents indelible impressions of romantic, watery Venice, where under a brilliant blue sky Sasek the gondolier navigates the winding canals to visit such famous and glorious landmarks as the Palazzo Grassi, Piazza San Marco, Doges Palace, and the Accademia di Belle Arti.

This book is a reissue from Sasek's beloved and nostalgic children's travel series. Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original book from the 1960s that is still timely and current in every way. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved, remaining true to Sasek' vision more than 40 years later and, where applicable, facts have been updated for the twenty-first century, appearing on a "This is...Today" page at the back of the book. The stylish, charming illustrations, coupled with Sasek's witty, playful narrative, makes for a perfect souvenir that will delight both children and their parents, many of whom will remember this book from their childhood.

This is Venice was one of Sasek's three favorite titles (along with This is Edinburgh and This is Hong Kong).

$17.95 (hardcover)
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