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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini: A Florentine Artist.

CELLINI Benvenuto.; NUGENT Thomas, Translator (1771)


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Containing A Variety of Curious and Interesting Particulars, relative to Painting, Sculpture and Architecture; And The History of his own Time. Written by himself in the Tuscan language, and translated from the original by Thomas Nugent. In Two Volumes.Volume one with an engraved frontispiece portrait of Cellini by J. Collyer after G. Vasari (dampstain at fore-edge).First English Edition. 2 vols. 8vo. [10], 512, [2], 403, [1 (errata), [44 (contents)] pp. Contemporary calf, red and green morocco labels, gilt lettering and tooling to the spine, marbled endleaves.London: for T. Davies,

Lightly browned throughout. With the bookplate of John Brett on the front pastedown of each volume, dated 1800.

Stock Code: 61179