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GRIMM, HERMAN - Life of Michael Angelo

Title: Life of Michael Angelo
Description: Boston, Little, Brown, 1896. Hardcover. 2 volumes. 8vo (8 in, 20.3 cm). [2] i-xvi, 1-558 [4]; [2] i-x , 1-536 [2]; frontis. New edition with additions. Translated by Fanny Elizabeth Bunnett. Lovely set on the life of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) considered the greatest sculptor, painter, and architect of the Renaissance; Michelangelo's iconic works include the sculpture of David and the painted ceiling of the Sistine chapel. Ornately gilt burgundy cloth. Top edge gilt. Including frontispieces, 41 fine photogravure plates from Michelangelo's works of art with tissue guards captioned in red. Burgundy endpapers. Graceful name to first blank recto. Vol I with chip to caption sheet over frontispiece and minor page folds at rear, Vol II rear bottom middle edge with narrow dent, tails lightly creased, lower tips lightly rubbed. Well-preserved with tight, clean bindings and pristine text pages. Near fine with no dust jackets .

Keywords: Illustrated

Price: US$ 95.00 Seller: Excelsa Scripta Rare Books
- Book number: 803

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