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Memoirs of the Early Italian Painters and of the Progress of Painting in Italy. From Cimabue to Bassano. (Two Volumes in One, as issued)

by Mrs. Jameson (Anna)

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket, as Issued

London: Charles Knight and Co., 1845. hard cover, three-quarter leather. gilt lettering to spine., some rubbing of the edges and corners, not scuffed or frayed, but rubbed. front free endpaper has an 1854 bookplate stating that the recipient took 3rd prize in drawing class at croft lodge academy. some pages were cut a little irregularly. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no foxing. strong binding.; two volumes bound as one. vol. 1, 232pp./vol. 2, 272pp., both with b/w illustrations.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, as Issued. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: art longwood books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 20081
  • Title: Memoirs of the Early Italian Painters and of the Progress of Painting in Italy. From Cimabue to Bassano. (Two Volumes in One, as issued)
  • Author: Mrs. Jameson (Anna)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket, as Issued
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Knight and Co.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1845
  • Keywords: Italian Art.; Italian Artists.; Artists of the Italian Renaissance.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Art History, Italy;
  • Subjects: ART / European;
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall


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