Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

By: Vasari, Giorgio

Price: $850.00

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Inv. # 4385A. 3 volumes, dark brown 1/4 morocco over fine cloth, marbled endpapers, in publisher's matching gilt decorated morocco slipcase with brown silk ribbon. Translated from the 1568 (2d) edition by Gaston DuC. de Vere. Introduction by Sir Kenneth Clark. Number 769 of 1000 copies, with Clark's signature on Limitations Page. Numerous tipped-in full color plates and b/w illustrations, selected and annotated by Michael Sonino. Gilt lettering and decorations; front covers with portrait of Vasari (after Polidore Vergil) stamped in gilt; spines elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt. Case slightly bumped to small areas, and some rubbing to gilt on front cover, else as new. A beautiful modern edition with superb illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxx, 2322 pages

Title: Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

Author Name: Vasari, Giorgio

Categories: Leather Sets & Bindings, Illustrated Books, Art, Signed Books, Fine Press Books,

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 4385A