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LIONARDO SALVIATI: A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY
Written by Peter M. Brown.
Stock no. 1818857
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lionardo Salviati was a major figure in the culture of the late sixteenth century in Florence, and his career is a good indicator of the intellectual and political climate of the age of the Medici Grand Dukes. Dark grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. ISBN: 0198155239. Price-cut dustwrapper is faded to spine, lightly scuffed, and has a small closed tear to top front panel edge.

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THE ART OF LORD LEIGHTON
Written by Christopher Newall. Illustrated by Lord Leighton.
Stock no. 2128101
Published by Phaidon Press Limited. 1st 1990. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Frederic Leighton is probably the greatest British painter of the brilliant artistic renaissance which occurred in Victorian England. With 103 illustrations, 42 in colour. ISBN: 0714825689. Couple of small indentation marks to front cover. One gathering to rear of book has come nearly completely unstitched. Wrapper has a couple of score marks; couple of small tears/nicks to corners.

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RENAISSANCE SIENA ART FOR A CITY
Written by Luke Syson; Alessandro Angelini; Philippa Jackson; Fabrizio Nevola; Carol Plazzotta; et al.
Stock no. 2126834
Published by National Gallery Company Limited. 1ST 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. Published to accompany the exhibition by the same name, held at the National Gallery, London 24th October 2007-13th January 2008. ISBN: 9781857093674. Some light corner creasing. Bump to spine.

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A HISTORY OF ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART
Written by Frederick Hartt.
Stock no. 2126829
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised and enlarged edition. With 858 illustrations, including 87 colour plates. Large format. ISBN: 0500233039. Browning to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with a bit of fading to spine, one closed tear to corner.

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THE HOUSE OF GUISE
Written by Henry Dwight Sedgwick.
Stock no. 1816203
Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1st 1938. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Full of life, movement color, pages both urbane and exciting, pages at once picturesque and very provocative. An authentic history but also a first-class literary achievement. Red cloth boards, gilt titles to spine and black title block. B/w plates. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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BEHIND THE PICTURE: ART AND EVIDENCE IN THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
Written by Martin Kemp.
Stock no. 1815103
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The role of the artist and the function of works of art in relation to their various kinds of audience. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. x and 314 pages including index. ISBN: 0300071957. Light fading to horizontal edges of boards, light rubbing to corners. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE RENAISSANCE IN FRANCE (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by W.H. Ward.
Stock no. 1814023
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

A History of the Evolution of the Arts of Building, Decoration and Garden Design Under Classical Influence from 1495 to 1830. Purple cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. Spines browned, corners worn, edges rubbed. Some hinges pulled. Scattered foxing.

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LEONARDO DA VINCI AND THE ART OF SCULPTURE
Written by Gary M. Radke; et al.
Stock no. 1607288
Published by High Museum Of Art, Atlanta; Yale University Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780300154733. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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CAPPELLA SISTINA
No author listed.
Stock no. 1607204
Published by Instituto Geografico De Agostini. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w and colour illustrations. Text in ITALIAN. Wrapper browned and scuffed in places, dampstained to verso of spine area.

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MICHELANGELO LA CAPPELLA SISTINA
Written by Stefano Bottari.
Stock no. 1607201
Published by Fratelli Fabbri Editori. 1968. Very good condition.

Large format. B/w and colour illustrations. Text in ITALIAN. Corners bumped, with a little wear. Indentation marks to rear board.

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RENAISSANCE FLORENCE THE ART OF THE 1470S
Written by Patricia Lee Rubin; Alison Wright.
Stock no. 1605794
Published by National Gallery Publications Limited. 1999. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Card wraps. 360 pages. Colour and b/w photos. To accompany an exhibition. ISBN: 1857092678. Dustjacket is scuffed and marked with fading to spine and a small edge tear.

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MICHELANGELO PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES, ARCHITECTURE
Written by Ludwig Goldscheider. Illustrated by Michelangelo.
Stock no. 2114099
Published by Phaidon Press. 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

4th edition. Large format. Complete edition. 400 illustrations (some fold-out). Browning to covers. Grubby marks to endpapers and page margins. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn to top of spine; no loss; laminate is shipping to spine. Some grubby marks.

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