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Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library)

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, John Addington

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Modern Library: 1927

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2260192

Condition: Very Good


First thus (Toledano 3.2). Flexible boards. Edges lightly rubbed, front hinge starting. 1927 Hard Cover. 485 pp. The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini was started in the year 1558 at the age of 58 and ended abruptly just before his last trip to Pisa around the year 1563 when Cellini was approximately 63 years old. The memoirs give a detailed account of his singular career, as well as his loves, hatreds, passions, and delights, written in an energetic, direct, and racy style. They show a great self-regard and self-assertion, sometimes running into extravagances which are impossible to credit. ... View more info

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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself, in Two Volumes

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, John Addington; Cortissoz, Royal

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tudor Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2062149

Condition: Very Good


1934 12th printing. Front hinge of first volume just starting, small internal tear to vol. 1 backstrip. 1906 Hard Cover. xxix, [1], 359, [1]; vii, [1], 386, [1] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles, decorations, & rules, top edge gilt. Reproductions of forty original portraits and views. The classic autobiography by the Italian Renaissance goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier, and musician, still considered the most important memoir of the era. View more info