Venetian Life, 2 Vols.
William Dean Howells
Tissue-covered frontispiece plus 8 other color illustrations from original watercolors, by Childe Hassam and other artists; gilt top page edges; a red ribbon bookmark.
The contents are as follows: VOLUME I – Venice in Venice; Arrival and First Daye in Venice; The Winter in Venice; Comincia Far Caldo; Operas and Theatres; Venetian Dinners and Diners; Housekeeping in Venice; The Balcony on the Grand Canal; A Daybreak Ramble; The Mouse; Churches and Pictures; Some Islands of the Lagoons; The Armenians; The Ghetto and the Jews of Venice. VOLUME II – Some Memorable Places; Commerce; Venetian Holidays; Christmas Holidays; Love-Making and Marrying; Baptisms and Burials; Venetian Traits and Characters; Society; Our Last Year in Venice.