Phaidon, 1950, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Rubens
XII, 252, 120, 16 pages, includes indexes and bibliographical notes, 120 black-and-white reproductions of artworks, in a rear section, and XXIII illustrations, within the text area, 4 of which are reproduced in colour. There is a gift inscription on the front free end page "with many thanks for constant help, from the editor 1/7/50". Illustrated dustjacket is quite rubbed on all of the vertical folds and across both top and bottom edges. Now protected. This is the last work of the famous author of the "Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy." A selection from the correspondence of Rubens, for the 1st time translated into English, is appended to this edition. The volume is edited by H Gerson, who has also chosen the illustrations. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rubens. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Art -- Biography; Inventory No: 0228216.