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  • A History of Venice

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $26.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679721970
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: June 1989
    At once the most comprehensive and the most engaging history of Venice available in English, this indispensable work traces the rise of empire of Venice from its 5th century beginnings all the way through until 1797 - when Napoleon putan end to the 1,000-year-old Republic. Bibliography, Index. Illus., b&w photos; 4 maps; 1 chart. 736p.
  • A Short History of Byzantium

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679772699
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: January 1999
    In this magisterial adaptation of his epic three-volume history of Byzantium, John Julius Norwich chronicles the world's longest-lived Christian empire. Beginning with Constantine the Great, who in A.D. 330 made Christianity the religion of his realm and then transferred its capital to the city that would bear his name, Norwich follows the course of eleven centuries of Byzantine statecraft and warfare, politics and theoloogy, manners and art. Addenda. B&W illus.
  • A Short History of Byzantium

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780679450887
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 1997
    The author has reworked into one concise volume the most intriguing and important strands of his three-volume history of the Byzantine Empire. Internationally acclaimed as the 'best narrative available' on the subject. Illus., 8 in full color. 432p.
  • A Taste for Travel: An Anthology

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394558554
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: February 1987
    Uses selections from a variety of writers to look at the history of travel and discusses reasons for travel, departures, transportation, traveling companions, hardships, foreign customs, and homecomings
  • A Traveller's Companion to Venice

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781566564656
    • Publisher: Interlink Books
    • Published: August 2002
    An anthology of over 200 excerpts and short pieces about the Italian city from the sixth century to the present. They describe the origins in late Roman times, first impressions, various places and features, customs and morals, music, courtesans, eating and drinking, and ceremonies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Absolute Monarchs

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $39.99
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9781452654225
    • Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
    • Published: September 2011
    A comprehensive history of the papacy describes the defining relevance of papal authority to the Church, chronicling the unexpectedly violent and colorful historical events that have indelibly shaped the Pope's authority and station.
  • Byzantium: The Early Centuries

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $22.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394537788
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 1988
    The story of the Byzantine Empire from its beginnings in AD 330, when Constantine the Great renamed the old Greek city of Byzantium in his own honor, Constantinople, to the emergence of its only European rival, the Holy Roman Empire, with the coronation of Charlemagne on Christmas Day AD 800. Five centuries of bloodshed, controversy, scholarship, and creativity. Illus., 22 color/23 b&w. 408p.
  • Five Centuries of Music in Venice

    By H.C. Robbins Landon

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780028713182
    • Publisher: Schirmer Books
    • Published: October 1991
  • Great Architecture of the World

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9782852299702
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: January 1975
    Text in French.
  • Great Architecture of the World: An Illustrated History from Stonehenge to the Twentieth Century

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780517256015
    • Publisher: Bonanza Books
    • Published: January 1982
    Describes and illustrates, with photographs, cut-away drawings, and plans, man's greatest architectural achievements from the Pyramids of Giza to the Sydney, Australia, Opera House, explaining all of the world's major architectural styles
  • Shakespeare's Kings: The Great Plays and the History of England in the Middle Ages: 1337-1485

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $27.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743200318
    • Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster
    • Published: March 2001
    In this fast-paced narrative, the esteemed historian chronicles the turbulent events of 14th- and 15th-century England that inspired Shakespeare's plays. A time of uncertainty and incessant warfare, during which the crown was constantly contested, and which formed the raw material for Shakespeare's dramas. It is a study of Shakespeare's method of spinning history into art, and a captivating portrait of the Late Middle Ages. Chronological Table, Bibliography, Index. 401p.
  • The Big Bang : Christmas Crackers, 2000-2009 - Being Ten Commonplace Selections

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781904349846
    • Publisher: The Dovecote Press
    • Published: October 2010
  • The Illustrated Christmas Cracker

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385605250
    • Publisher: Doubleday
    • Published: November 2002
    For over 30 years, in lieu of Christmas cards, the distinguished historian John Julius Norwich has been sending friends his Christmas Crackers—personal collections of quirky quotes and literary odds and ends. Every decade, these have been collected into an anthology. Now Quentin Blake has made a selection of his favorite pieces, illustrating them in his own inimitable style. From curious dictionary definitions to Benjamin Franklin's account of inventing bifocals, this cracker is stuffed with surprising, offbeat, often hilarious gems.
  • The Light of London

    By Jean-Michel Berts

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781614280422
    • Publisher: Assouline Publishing
    • Published: May 2012
  • Trying to Please: A Memoir

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781604190311
    • Publisher: Axios Press
    • Published: September 2010
    The British government official, author, editor, and television and radio personality describes his life and career.

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