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Florence During The Time of The Medici - In Venice, around 1500, we find the inventive printer Aldus Manutius. For a hundred years the printing firm he founded produced the very best Greek and Latin classic books.

"Joust of the Saracen in Via Larga" by Giovanni Stradano, in the Room of Gualdrada, Apartment of Eleonora, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence.

The Jane Austen Handbook... I want this

The Jane Austen Handbook: Proper Life Skills from Regency England, by Margaret C.

30 AMAZING Books to Read in 2015 - Be sure to pin this post and check out the whole list when you have time!

30 Must-Read Books for 2015

30 Books You Should Read in 2015 - a list of must-read books that will stay with you long after the story ends. Because I want to read more current books

| ♕ |  Vicolo vecchio di Firenze   | by © Ervine Lin | via ysvoice

| ♕ | Vicolo vecchio di Firenze | by © Ervine Lin | via ysvoice

40+ of our ABSOLUTE, ALL-TIME BEST books for boys (ages 8-16). Adventure, drama, suspense and humour that will knock the socks off even the most reluctant readers.

40+ Best Books for Boys ages 8-16. These will captivate even the most reluctant readers.

of our ABSOLUTE, ALL-TIME BEST books for boys (ages Adventure, drama, suspense and humour that will knock the socks off even the most reluctant readers. - Happy Hooligans Books for my son

Florence in the 14th century

1342 - The first known view of Florence - shows the Baptistry, The Palazzo Vecchio and the Campanile di Badia - Museum of Bigallo - Madonna of Mercy attributed to the studio of Bernardo Daddi

A woodcut of Florence in 1493

Florence in note the city walls and the borghi (from borghese, Italian for bourgeois)

[Palazzo Vecchio - The Fireworks in Piazza della Signoria, c.1560]

Palazzo Vecchio - The Fireworks in Piazza della Signoria,

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