Roman Fountains 2000 Fountains in Rome a Complete Collection
Pulvers, Marvin

Roma Italyo: L'Erma - Di Bretschneider, 2002. F 927 pages; with useful index, thoroughly illustrated with black and white photographs of the fountains, many with detail photos as well. Provides minute descriptions, with locations, anecdotes & maker history, when known; the introductory section at front with dozens of color images. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpaper in November 2002, the year of publication: "Dear Alexis, I truly hope you derive pleasure in reading this book somewhat commensurate with its great size and weight. I certainly enjoyed creating it over a ten year period. all the very best to you, (signed) Marvin Pulver" The author has "...chosen to list fountains simply, in alphabetical order, according to their address...the humblest and simplest of them may appear on the same page as an acknowledged masterpiece…Rather than group fountains by age or rione or majesty, we treat all as a just parent would children, relatively equal...." Printed on acid-free paper, bound and published in Italy, text in English. Approx. 9 1/2" x 12" size and 2" thick, a massive, weighty reference volume, 11 pounds with the shipping. Dustjacket over burgundy cloth hardcover binding; light wear to the jacket; in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25513)


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