The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry. Thomas B Mosher : Portland, Maine. 8.5" by 6.5".
An attractive morocco bound copy of this study of art and poetry of the Renaissance, one of four hundred and fifty copies printed on Van Gelder paper. Illustrated, Leather Binding, Limited Edition, Rebound, Scarce. Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed.
This book weighs 1 KG when packed. Originally published in 1873 under title. Studies in the History of the Renaissance.In a beautiful full Hatchards morocco binding with decorative gilt tooling. This binding is not signed but is the standard deluxe binding for this work which was by Hatchards.
Containing studies of Renaissance art and poetry by Walter Pater, who is often regarded as one of the great stylists of the nineteenth century. Studies featured as some of Sandro Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Joachim du Bellay, &c. Rebound in full morocco binding with five raised bands, gilt tooling to spine and boards, gilt to edges, renewed endpapers. Externally very smart with minor shelf wear, light rubbing to spine and joints. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear.Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair.
Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described.Please ask for details and conditions. Please note we cannot accept USD cheques. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
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