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Lionello Venturi Planned & Directed by Albert Skira
The Great Centuries of Painting, The Sixteenth Century, From Leonardo to El Greco Text by Lionello Venturi. [First Edition - Finely Bound by ASPREY]
New York: Skira, 1956, Éditions d'Art Albert Skira, First Edition. Near Fine. First edition. Green full morocco leather binding for Asprey and Co. Ltd. with gilt titles and decoration to the spine, gilt decoration to the boards, all page edges gilt, inner paste down edges gilt, wear to the front board edge, marks to the boards, very mild sunning to the top of the front board. Marbled end papers with the Asprey mark to the bottom of the front board. Numerous laid-on full-colour plates, good quality paper and very clear text, bibliographical summary, index of names and places with a list of plates at the rear. 283, [1]pp; detailed Index. Approximately 11 inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition. Joints – very good condition. Corners – very good condition. Boards – very good condition – minor marks and wear, front board with wear to the fore edge and some small loss to the leather, very mild sunning to the top of the front board. Page edges – very good condition – all gilt. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition. Paste downs – very good condition – marbled with Asprey and Co. Ltd. to the bottom of the front paste down in gilt. End papers – very good condition – marbled. Title – very good condition. Pages – very good condition – minor marks, the folding double page illustration gently misfolded causing the page to stand proud. Binding – very good condition – very attractive. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1956 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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