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Italian Art, 1250-1550  The Relation of Renaissance Art to Life and Society
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Italian Art, 1250-1550 The Relation of Renaissance Art to Life and Society

By Cole, Bruce

Harper & Row. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1987. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. A handsome copy of the first printing. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 294 pages. U4 .

$30.00

The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

By Cellini, Benvenuto & John Addington Symonds (trans.) & Salvador Dali (illus.)

Doubleday & Company. Very Good+. 1946. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Bound in red buckram with bright gilt decoration to front cover. Spine is faded. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Book club edition, no dust jacket. . Famous autobiography of Renaissance sculptor Cellini. This edition is notable for its illustrations by Salvador Dali, sixteen bright and vibrant full-page illustrations in full color (see image) and many more b/w line drawings. Published the same year as the first ediiton. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 442 pages. J6 .

$80.00

Hebrew Poetry of the Middle Ages and the Renaisance
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Hebrew Poetry of the Middle Ages and the Renaisance

By Pagis, Dan

University of California Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, Like New. . "exquisite -- a jewel ... Far-ranging and brilliantly insightful." [from a jacket review]. The Taubman Lectures in Jewish Studies Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 84 pages. K4 .

$40.00

Rethinking the World: Discovery and Science in the Renaissance
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Rethinking the World: Discovery and Science in the Renaissance

By Nader, Helen

Bloomington. Bloomington: Indiana Univ Lilly Library. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1992. 1st Edition. Softcover. A little rubbing at extremities of card covers, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Lists and describes 84 items related to discovery and science in the Renaissance, many of which have accompanying illustrations. . Lilly Library Publication, No. 51. Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 90 pages. J6 .

$20.00

A Selection of Interesting Books on a Great Variety of Subjects  (1948,  No. 657)
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A Selection of Interesting Books on a Great Variety of Subjects (1948, No. 657)

By Bernard Quaritch Ltd.

London. London: Bernard Quaritch Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1948. Softcover. Brown stapled wrappers have light wear, pages browned, especially at margins. . Illustrated. A total of 338 books are listed for sale in this catalog, including 22 books on Savonarola, priest and leader of Florence from 1494 until 1498, when he was excommunicated and executed. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 79 pages. K1 .

$21.50

From Descartes to Kant; Readings in the Philosophy of the Renaissance and  Enlightenment,
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From Descartes to Kant; Readings in the Philosophy of the Renaissance and Enlightenment,

By Smith, Thomas Vernor

University of Chicago Press. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1940. 5th Printing. Hardcover. Blank owner bookplate on ffep, light rubbing to extremities of blue cloth cover. Jacket has small chips and tears, now in protective mylar cover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. . Carefully selected writings of Erasmus, Galileo, Bacon, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Leibnitz, Newton, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant. A classic collection. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 899 pages. J1 .

$21.50

Plantin: the Moretus and Their Work
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Plantin: the Moretus and Their Work

By Sabbe, Maurits

Brussels. Brussels: L. J. Kryn. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1926. Hardcover. Elegantly signed and dated on half title page by former owner. Covers are decorated boards, lightly soiled and rubbed, pages slightly yellowed. The lettering is mostly rubbed off of the backstrip. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Published for the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp. Includes 21 plates showing photographs of different areas of the house/museum. A great early printer and his times. In English. . 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 113 pages. E3 .

$25.00