GondolaBook - 2013
Accompanied by a CD of Italian boat songs, this fascinating history of the gondola, which was first used in medieval Venice as a maneuverable getaway boat, reveals how it evolved over the centuries into a floating pleasure palace that facilitated the romantic escapades of the Venetian elite.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, Inc., 
Characteristics: 137 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.)
Call Number: 623.829 LEO