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The city's modern 'Italian' history from the fall of the Republic in 1797 and the Risorgimento to the present day. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780300193879. Minor pencil erasure marks to front endpaper.
THE WORLD OF THE FLORENTINE RENAISSANCE ARTIST
Written by Martin Wackernagel; Alison Luchs.
Stock no. 1824405
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Projects and Patrons, Workshop and Art Market. A pioneering study of Florentine art that renconstructed its physical, social, economic, and cultural context from about 1420 to 1530. Translated by Alison Luchs. Blue cloth boards, Light blue title block and white title to spine. A clean copy in blue dustwrapper which is faded at spine, rubbed at edges and a little scuffed to rear panel.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos, diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 0691002797. Spine is creased and faded, with a few nicks to top and tail. Some corner creases. Browning and marks to outer page edges.
Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 80 tissue-guarded colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; darkening to spine. Crease to bottom corner on rear cover. Joints are a little cracked. Some browning and foxing. Smal, patch surface paper damage to front endpaper. Stains to plate margins and lower textblock.
Grey pictorial cloth. Gilt title to spine. 32 colour plates. A. & C. Black Colour Book. Bumping to cover edges and corners. Some grubby marks. Large fox spots throughout. All plates present.
THE MILITARY LEADERSHIP OF MATILDA OF CANOSSA 1046-1115
Written by David J. Hay.
Stock no. 1823482
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Gender in History series. An account of the entire 40-year military career of one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Challenging the boundaries between military and gender history, it explains how one famous noblewoman rose to the defence of the reforming papacy, defeated the Holy Roman Emperor and turned the tide of the first great war between Church and state. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780719073588.
MERCENARIES AND THEIR MASTERS: WARFARE IN RENAISSANCE ITALY
Written by Michael Mallett.
Stock no. 1822242
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Concentrating mainly on fifteenth century, a period when standing armies emerged in Italy and when the 'modern' trends were just as discernible here as elsewhere in Europe. Also looking back to the middle ages and the fourteenth century and then forward to the Italian Wars (1494-1530) when foreign armies disputed the European balance of power on Italian soil. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0370105028. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block lightly faded. Contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is browned to spine and top edge, slightly grubby.
Edited by E.F. Jacob. A cross-section of Italian civilization in the later fifteenth century. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine , lightly browned at top rear edge, couple of minor stains to spine and top & tail of spine lightly chipped.
THE GOLDEN CENTURY OF VENETIAN PAINTING
Written by Terisio Pignatti.
Stock no. 1822051
Published by Los Angeles County Museum Of Art. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The evolution of the Venetian Renaissance in painting traced from Bellini's subtle tonal gradations and Giorgione's chromatic poetry, through Titian's sensuous opulence and intense realism, to Tintoretto's dynamic light and visionary fantasy, and to the final glory of Veronese's joyous iridescence. An exhibition catalogue. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0807609358. Slight discolouration to base of spine. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top of spine and scuffed to rear panel.
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.