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Cellini, Benvenuto. John Aldington Symonds (translator)
The Life of Benvenuto Cellini written by himself. Edited and translated by John Aldington Symonds with a Biographical Sketch of Cellini by the same hand together with an introduction to this edition upon Benvenuto Cellini, artist and writer, by Royal Cortissoz with reproductions of forty original portraits and views illustrating the life. (in 2 vols)
Brentano's, New York, 1906. Two octavo volumes (234 x 149 mm.). Contemporary full dark green morocco, covers decoratively paneled in gilt, spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers. Neat ink inscription on front free end-papers. Decorated title-pages and forty photogravure plates. A fine and very attractive set. The memoir of the Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier and musician . Brought into English by John Aldington Symonds, it includes numerous illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB [Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.]

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