Description - Venice: History, Art and Architecture (A Pop Up Book) by David Hawcock
A stunning 3D title featuring superb full-colour pop ups, celebrating the iconic status of this unique city. When seen from above, Venice, comprised of 118 islands, separated by canals and joined by bridges, looks like an enormous fish rippling through the glittering waters of the lagoon. Over 1500 years old and proud of its past as a great naval power, it is full of architectural riches, but also of beautiful hidden streets and bridges. Unique in the world, the city defies imitation. This magic place of dazzling beauty, this maze of narrow alleys, embankments and small piazzas is a unparalleled treasure chest, in which even the tiniest building can hold priceless works of art created by the world's greatest artists. This book examines the city's architecture, history and cultural significance through the ages, presenting information in an accessible and highly visual way. AGES: 5 plus SELLING POINTS: Richly illustrated with photos, illustrations, and engravings, including those of famous masterpieces Historical timeline Gatefold on every spread A celebration of one of the most beautiful and unique places in the world, currently in the global spotlight after the devastating flood the worst in decades of November 2019 Stunning pop ups, illustrations and fold-out pages showcase the most iconic monuments of the city along with their many treasures: the Rialto Bridge, St Mark's Basilica, and the Doge's Palace
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(260mm x 230mm x mm)
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