This is Rome

Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original book. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved, remaining true to his vision more than 40 years later. Facts have been updated for the 21st-century, appearing on a “This is . . . Today” page at the back of the book. These charming illustrations, coupled with Sasek’s witty, playful narrative, make for a perfect souvenir that will delight both children and their parents, many of whom will remember the series from their own childhoods.This is Rome, first published in 1960, traces the history of Roman civilization to bring to life the Rome of the 60’s.

Sasek navigates Rome’s busy, winding streets to visit such glorious historical landmarks as the statues of Michelangelo, Vatican City, the Pantheon, and the Fontana di Trevi-and to show us the eccentricities of modern Roman life, from its colorful trains, trams, and taxis to its chic espresso bars and pasta houses.

Details:
– Pub. Date: Feb 2007
– Publisher: Universe
– Format: Hardcover, 64 pp
– Author: Miroslav Sasek

Dimensions: 12.559 x 9.055 x 0.551 in

This Is Rome

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The famous artist of This is New York and This is Paris now takes us on a truly memorable Roman holiday. With his fresh, bright, and merry pictures he shows us the old Rome and the new.

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Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original book. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved, remaining true to his vision more than 40 years later. Facts have been updated for the 21st-century, appearing on a “This is . . . Today” page at the back of the book. These charming illustrations, coupled with Sasek’s witty, playful narrative, make for a perfect souvenir that will delight both children and their parents, many of whom will remember the series from their own childhoods.This is Rome, first published in 1960, traces the history of Roman civilization to bring to life the Rome of the 60’s.

Sasek navigates Rome’s busy, winding streets to visit such glorious historical landmarks as the statues of Michelangelo, Vatican City, the Pantheon, and the Fontana di Trevi-and to show us the eccentricities of modern Roman life, from its colorful trains, trams, and taxis to its chic espresso bars and pasta houses.

Details:
– Pub. Date: Feb 2007
– Publisher: Universe
– Format: Hardcover, 64 pp
– Author: Miroslav Sasek

Dimensions: 12.559 x 9.055 x 0.551 in