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The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Foreword by Harold Acton. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. Gilt title block to spine is rubbed. Otherwise contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is rubbed at edges with a bump to both open edges.
Facsimile reprint. Originally published in the Archaeological Journal Volume XCV for 1938, and volume C for 1945. White cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1905074107.
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.
THE CULT OF THE DUCE: MUSSOLINI AND THE ITALIANS
Written by Stephen Gundle; Christopher Duggan; Giuliana Pieri.
Stock no. 1818767
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.
Exploring systematically the personality cult of the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. The factors which informed the cult and its many manifestations in the visual arts, architecture, political spectacle and the media. Matt pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780719088964. Boards lightly scuffed. Contents fine.
Card wraps. The Battle of Marengo 1800 firmly secured Napoleon's position as First Consul. ISBN: 1841761176.
Oblong format. Stiff card wraps. Dual language edition in ITALIAN and ENGLISH. B/w photos. Wrapper is scuffed and has a couple of edge tears.
Colour photographs by Charlie Waite. Square format. ISBN: 0540011762. Wrapper spine faded.
Venice Its History, Art, Industries and Modern Life. Very large format. 15 x 11 inches. Green decorative cloth with gilt titles and elaborate gilt borders. Numerous b/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Contents fine. Corners, top and tail of spine bumped and rubbed. A bright copy.
Large format. Two volumes. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Superb colour photos and numerous b/w illustrations. 1312 pages in total. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier and may incur extra shipping costs. ISBN: 9780896601116. 3rd printing. In near fine superb pictorial slipcase which has small chip to spine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Coats of Arms. Text in Italian. Large format. Pages: 123. Original paper wrappers. 5 folding colour plates. ISBN: 8870401081. Books and contents fine. Outer wrapper has a few grubby marks.