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The Venice letters

by Frederick William Rolfe

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Cecil Woolf in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy,
  • Venice.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913 -- Correspondence.,
    • Fox, Charles Masson, 1866-1935 -- Correspondence.,
    • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence.,
    • Homosexuality and literature -- Italy -- Venice.,
    • Homosexuality and literature -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBaron Corvo, Frederick Rolfe ; with illustrations by the author ; edited by Cecil Woolf.
      ContributionsWoolf, Cecil.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5236.R27 Z53 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1911626M
      ISBN 100900821817, 0900821906
      LC Control Number90118086

      Superbly edited by Mary Lutyens from the original letters discovered by her untouched in the archives, Effie Ruskin's letters home from Venice give an unparalleled view of Victorian travel and society through the eyes of a highly intelligent and lively young woman. John Ruskin took his wife to Venice for the first time in , and while he worked.   This month the books site Reading group has been discussing Jan Morris’s classic Venice. Here the legendary author responds to questions about the .

      Free V enice Beachhead (founded ) March • # February • # January • # BEACHHEAD. ARCHIVES. All issues in pdf format. Text of Beachhead articles. There is no force in the decrees of Venice. I stand for judgment: answer; shall I have it? DUKE Upon my power I may dismiss this court, Unless Bellario, a learned doctor, Whom I have sent for to determine this, Come here to-day. SALERIO My lord, here stays without A messenger with letters from the doctor, New come from Padua. DUKE.

        The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare – review 'Racism, love, secrets and loans. This play strikes true to certain parts of the modern world as well as the time it was written in'. Venice, California, - Annette Del Zoppo () Fantasy by the Sea - Tom Moran & Tom Sewell - Peace Press, The Colorful History of Venice, California Coloring Book - Emily Winters and S.E. Mendelson () Venice, California: The Illusion of a Future - Barry Wright. Venice Thru the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's - Bob Farrington.


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Glassine edgeworn. A selection from 'The Venice Letters' of Baron Corvo, edited and introduced by Cecil Woolf. The first appearance of any of these celebrated letters, ten years before they were published in book format.

Very clean copy. 8vo. Magazine / Journal. For those who find the mystery and appeal of places like Venice overdone, you should skip this book, since much of it takes place in northern Italy, ending in Venice. Still, for those who enjoy folklore, A series of letters written home, a man struggles with the end of life by taking a trip to Italy/5.

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For collectors in this area, this heavily illustrated book is indispensable.”—Rebecca Rego Barry, Fine Books & Collections.

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