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NORMAND'S PARALLEL OF THE ORDERS OF ARCHITECTURE
Written by R.A. Cordingley.
Stock no. 2125968
Published by Alec Tiranti. 6th 1951. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. 6th edition. Spine and covers are unevenly faded/browned. Bumping to corners. Some grubby marks. Foxing to outer page edges.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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FRANCESCO II GONZAGA THE SOLDIER-PRINCE AS PATRON
Written by Molly Bourne.
Stock no. 2125535
Published by Bulzoni Editore. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Appendices appear to have original text from letters in Italian. Illustrations are all gathered together to rear of book. ISBN: 9788878703254. Wear to cover edges. Creasing to spine.

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ANDREA MANTEGNA
Written by Jane Martineau; et al. Illustrated by Andrea Mantegna.
Stock no. 2125476
Published by Olivetti; Electa. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 499 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0900946407. Spine is creased and faded. Bumping/creasing to corners of covers and some pages internally.

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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.

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THE PAINTINGS OF LUCAS CRANACH
Written by Max J. Friedlander; Jakob Rosenberg. Illustrated by Lucas Cranach.
Stock no. 1815122
Published by Tabard Press. 1978. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. An outstanding account of the work of one of the great artists of the German Renaissance. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations plus 32 colour plates. ISBN: 0914427318. Top edge of text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little 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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MASACCIO AND MASOLINO: A COMPLETE CATALOGUE
Written by Paul Joannides. Illustrated by Masaccio; Masolino.
Stock no. 1815060
Published by Phaidon. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An important work of scholarship for art historians and students, as well as making some of the greatest art of the Renaissance accessible to be enjoyed by all art lovers. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Black ribbon page markers. Colour & b/w illustrations. 488 pages including index. ISBN: 0714823988. Black dustwrapper is scuffed.

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RENAISSANCE RIVALS: MICHELANGELO, LEONARDO, RAPHAEL, TITIAN
Written by Rona Goffen.
Stock no. 1815049
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This enthralling book views the lives and greatest works of Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael, and Titian through the prism of their ardent rivalry. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Red endpapers. 521 pages including index. ISBN: 0300094345.

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