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CELLINI, BENVENUTO; SYMONDS, JOHN ALDINGTON - Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written by Himself, the

Title: Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written by Himself, the
Description: New York: Brentano's, 1906. All Works of Nature Created by God in Heaven and on Earth are Works of Sculpture" CELLINI, Benvenuto. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini written by himself. Edited and translated by John Aldington Symonds with a Biographical Sketch of Cellini by the same hand together with an introduction to this edition upon Benvenuto Cellini, artist and writer, by Royal Cortissoz with reproductions of forty original portraits and views illustrating the life. New York: Brentano's, [1906]. Two octavo volumes (9 3/16 x 5 7/8 inches; 234 x 149 mm.). Decorated title-pages and forty photogravure plates. Contemporary full dark green morocco, covers decoratively paneled in gilt, spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers. Neat ink inscription on front free end-papers.A fine and very attractive set. Benvenuto Cellini (3 November 1500 - 13 February 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier and musician. .

Keywords: SYMONDS, John Aldington Decorative Arts Italian Literature Gift Books

Price: US$ 650.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 03051

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