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The Alhambra and the Renaissance buildings, both crucial to the preservation of Brooklyn's architectural heritage, stand as monuments to Tom Anderson's career of breathing life into beautiful, historic buildings that might otherwise crumble in disuse.
The editors manage to track the labyrinthine and often murky paths of Florentine and Italian politics and diplomacy with an authoritative sense both of direction and of the general context, while also breathing life into minor figures in the correspondence in their learned footnotes.
For an all-too-brief moment we see an artist at work, breathing life into a shared memory by means of lovely and measured prose.