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Florence Paperback Exchange

Become a Bookseller in Florence

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via Florence’s leading English language bookstore for sale | The Florentine

Here’s a business opportunity for book lovers with an itch to live and work in one of the most beautiful cities in Italy.

The Paperback Exchange, Florence’s oldest English language bookstore, is looking for a new owner. According to The Florentine, owners Emily Rosner and Maurizio Panichi wish to retire after 39 years of selling English language books to visitors and Florence’s English speaking expat community.

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Anatomical Theater at Palazzo Archiginnasio in Bologna

A Special Harvest: Exploring Anatomical Theaters in Padua and Bologna

Since ancient times, man has been interested in anatomy — how muscles and bones function and fit together and how the body works. But it wasn’t until the Renaissance that the study of anatomy really took off, thanks in large part to the printing press, which helped anatomists, illustrators, scientists, and physicians get on the same page (pun intended).

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