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Raphael and The Villa Farnesina - Charles Bigot - 1884. 
Kegan, Paul, Trench & Co, London 1884 - 1884 Limited edition, this is copy number 77 of 150 . 13 inches tall this is an imposing art book with leather spine and marbled boards, with 15 full page superior engravings by Tiburce De Mare including tissue guarded frontis. With introduction and commentary on the life of Raphael, and Rome in his lifetime, Agostino Chigi, The Triumph of galatea, the story of Psyche, Judgment of Raphael.The interior is ultra clean, devoid of inscriptions, marks, tears or folds. All plates in extremely good condition. Couple of imperfections : the title and dedication page have had the top inch or so cut off very deliberately from the top page margin, as shown in photo. Front seam just starting to weaken a few blank pages into the book but hasn't actually split.Covers and spine in excellent order. Viewings by appointment. Free delivery to London/M25. Free postage and insurance cover within the Uk on this item . [Attributes: Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Garden City Books]
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