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  • THE BIRTH OF VENUS. by Dunant, Sarah.
    Dunant, Sarah.
    THE BIRTH OF VENUS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Random House, (2004.) dj. Highly praised historical novel set in Renaisance Florence - in the early 16th century, when the Medici state was for a while under the spell of the monk Savonarola - "A beautiful serpent of a novel, seductive and dangerous . . full of wise guile, the most brilliant novel yet from a writer of powerful historical imagination and wicked literary gifts. Dunant's snaky tale of art, sex and Florentine hysteria consumes utterly - but the experience is all pleasure." (Simon Schama.) Historical notes. Questions for discussion. 403 pp. plus an excerpt from "In the Company of Courtesans.". ISBN: 0-812968972.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 76180
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  • THE BIRTH OF VENUS. by Dunant, Sarah.
    Dunant, Sarah.
    THE BIRTH OF VENUS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised historical novel set in Renaisance Florence - in the early 16th century, when the Medici state was for a while under the spell of the monk Savonarola - "A beautiful serpent of a novel, seductive and dangerous . . full of wise guile, the most brilliant novel yet from a writer of powerful historical imagination and wicked literary gifts. Dunant's snaky tale of art, sex and Florentine hysteria consumes utterly---but the experience is all pleasure." (Simon Schama.) Historical notes. 397 pp. ISBN: 1400060737.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50090
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  • THE BIRTH OF VENUS: Love and Death in Florence. by Dunant, Sarah.
    Dunant, Sarah.
    THE BIRTH OF VENUS: Love and Death in Florence.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2004.). First edition - Highly praised historical novel set in Renaisance Florence - in the early 16th century, when the Medici state was for a while under the spell of the monk Savonarola - "A beautiful serpent of a novel, seductive and dangerous . . full of wise guile, the most brilliant novel yet from a writer of powerful historical imagination and wicked literary gifts. Dunant's snaky tale of art, sex and Florentine hysteria consumes utterly---but the experience is all pleasure." (Simon Schama.) Historical notes. 346 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 65494
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  • THE BIRTH OF VENUS. by Dunant, Sarah.
    Dunant, Sarah.
    THE BIRTH OF VENUS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised historical novel set in Renaisance Florence - in the early 16th century, when the Medici state was for a while under the spell of the monk Savonarola - "A beautiful serpent of a novel, seductive and dangerous . . full of wise guile, the most brilliant novel yet from a writer of powerful historical imagination and wicked literary gifts. Dunant's snaky tale of art, sex and Florentine hysteria consumes utterly---but the experience is all pleasure." (Simon Schama.) Historical notes. 397 pp. ISBN: 1400060737.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (creasing to the margin of 1 page, a publishing flaw.)

    Book ID: 43494
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