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THE CIVILISATION OF THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY
Written by Jacob Burckhardt.
Stock no. 2128294
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2005. Fine condition.
Very attractive green and gold pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. xxviii + 451 pages. Slip case a little better than very good; bump to one edge.
TITIAN HIS LIFE
Written by Sheila Hale.
Stock no. 2128284
Published by Harper Press. 1ST 2012. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 832 pages. ISBN: 9780007175826. A little bumping to top and tail of spine.
THE ART OF LORD LEIGHTON
Written by Christopher Newall. Illustrated by Lord Leighton.
Stock no. 2128101
Published by Phaidon Press Limited. 1st 1990. 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. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper has a couple of score marks; couple of small tears/nicks to corners.
A WORLD LIT ONLY BY FIRE THE MEDIEVAL MIND AND THE RENAISSANCE
Written by William Manchester.
Stock no. 2128083
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
One of the greatest stories in the history of man is the collapse of the Dark Ages... B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333586026.
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.
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.
GREAT PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA
Written by Oleg Yakovlevich Neverov.
Stock no. 1816213
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Reconstructing a tour of the great Russian collections as they would have been just prior to the fall of the Romanovs. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's blind vignette to front. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0500511829. Edges lightly rubbed. Spine slightly cocked.
PATRONAGE AND DYNASTY: THE RISE OF THE DELLA ROVERE IN RENAISSANCE ITALY
Written by Ian F. Verstegen.
Stock no. 1816204
Published by Truman State University Press. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies No. 77. A collection of essays edited by Verstegen, offering a thorough study of the patron-artist relationship through the lens of one of early modern Italy's most powerful and influential historical families. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781931112604.
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.
A MARKET FOR MERCHANT PRINCES COLLECTING ITALIAN RENAISSANCE PAINTINGS IN AMERICA
Written by Inge Reist.
Stock no. 2125541
Published by The Pennsylvania State University Press. 1st USA 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Frick Collection Studies in the History of Art Collecting in America No. 2. ISBN: 9780271064710.
RENAISSANCE WARRIOR AND PATRON: THE REIGN OF FRANCIS I
Written by R.J. Knecht.
Stock no. 1815129
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1994. Fine condition.
A full and comprehensive account of one of the most colourful and formative reigns in French history, that of Francis I (1515-47). A completely revised version of Knecht's earlier study of the king, first published in 1982, now superseded by this substantially larger work with much new written and illustrative material. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. xxiv and 612 pages including index. ISBN: 052157885X.
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.