Lives of Artists Painters Sculptors & Architects 1900 Giorgio Vasari 8 vol. setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Art History, Italian Renaissance, Painter, Sculptors, Architects, Illustrated Books).
The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors, & Architects, by Giorgio Vasari.
Published 1900, London by J.M. Dent & Co.
8 volumes, each c. 300 pages. Text in English. Frontis portrait in each volume protected by original tissue guard plus numerous portrait plates throughout.
Publisher's cloth bindings, gilt title lettering, embossed cover pictorial decoration, deckled edges.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn, first book in set displays some general darkening, spine ends worn, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 4" W.