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English Book: In Unknown Tuscany

In Unknown Tuscany
By Edward Hutton

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A few words on the genesis of this book might seem to be called for. In the summer of 1907 I went up into Mont' Amiata, and moved by the extraordinary beauty and virility of that part of Central Italy as seen from the Mountain, I began to write down my impressions of it. Repetti's '' Dizionario,'' that best of all books on Tuscany, written some eighty years ago, the " Commentaries'' of Pio II. helped me with such historical facts as I needed, and in Barzellotti's ''David Lazzaretti" I foumd the thoughts of a native of Mont' Amiata on all that had happened in the Mountain that was his home [...]

Eight illustrations in colour By O. F. M. Ward and twenty other illustrations​
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