The Civilization Of Renaissance In Italy by Jacob Burckhardt lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop.
Phaidon Press, 1944, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Plates;
From the cover: This is a complete and unabridged edition of the standard work on life and manners in the Renaissance, the time between Dante and Michelangelo. It contains chapters on the revival of Antiquity, Society and Festivals, Morality and Religion, the State as a Work of Art, as well as others giving entertaining information about literature, art, home life, superstition, the theatre, love-making, fashion, and many other features of the private and public life of this colourful period. One hundred illustrations many of which are reproduced here for the first time serve as a descriptive pictorial commentary on all parts of the book.
Introduction by: Ludwig Goldscheider
Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Red boards with Gilt on Black Title Plate titling to the Spine & Upper Board.
[XXIII] 462 pages. Index. 7½” x 4½”.
This book will be listed, sooner or later, for £6.50 on my delightful website… (added to my History Italy category.) but get 50% off buying from my blog… below…