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Splendido! This is perhaps the only way to describe this
book, a superb photographic tableau that shows Italy from
all angles with all the artistic insight and technical
innovation worthy of the Bel Paese. All of Italy unfolds in
a sumptuous collection of aerial images taken by
photographers who know and love their own country. This is
a "trophy" book on a land that, from above, appears to have
been laid out by a master eye. Specially commissioned
photographers have explored everywhere to bring the reader
unusual perspectives on the country's breathtaking beauty
and its many identities, from folk to high art. The Alps in
the north and the volcano-hewn coastlines of the south,
majestic cathedrals and Roman ruins, colorful cities and
hidden villages-these are all part of Italy. The photos in
this book invite the reader to ponder these treasures anew,
while appreciating the human life in their midst.
Fascinating images of familiar landmarks appear, but
surprises hide around every corner.This book captures the
many flavors of Italy in ways that few books can. All of
Italy's regions spring to life dramatically in these
gorgeous photos. Italy has cultivated beauty, art, and
science for centuries, and in this book the Bel Paese
itself-its terrain, its monuments, its people-appears as a
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