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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

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Shelley (Makers of Literature) [Percy Bysshe]

By: Morley, John; Symonds, John Addington

Price: $7.00

Publisher: A. L. Fowle: 1942

Seller ID: 2297137

Condition: Good


No jacket. No publisher date (ink note dated 1942). Stain on spine, ink note on half-title page verso and frontispiece recto, clipping pasted to rear paste-down endpaper. viii, 189 pp. A biography of Percy Bysshe Shelley. CONTENTS: Birth and Childhood; Eton and Oxford; Life in London, and First Marriage; Second Residence in London, and Separation from Harriet; Life at Marlow, and Journey to Italy; Residence at Pisa; Last Days; Epilogue. View more info

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The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books)

By: Symonds, John Addington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Modern Library / Random House:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262324

Condition: Good


Rear jacket flap stained, carries over lightly to boards, jacket price clipped, jacket edges rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. viii, [2], 344, [6] pp. Even more than a study of one of the most heroic personalities of history, John Addington Symonds' biography of Michelangelo becomes an evaluation of the Renaissance and its most titanic symbol. Of the ninety years of Michelangelo's life, three quarters of a century was consecrated to his great works of art. The unexcelled sculpture figures and the impassioned sonnets suggest two facets of his complex creative personality. Th... View more info

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Italian Byways (Renaissance in Italy)

By: Symonds, John Addington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1883

Seller ID: 2198743

Condition: Very Good


Author's edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, ink name and date on front flyleaf. 1883 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 318 pp. 8vo. An Italian travelogue by the English poet and cultural critic specializing in the Renaissance, who was friends with Horatio F. Brown, also an Italian historical scholar. Brown later wrote a biography of Symonds based on an autobiography and other materials given to him upon Symonds's death. This volume is one of seven that comprise a set entitled Renaissance in Italy. View more info

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Sketches and Studies in Italy

By: Symonds, John Addington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder, & Co.: 1879

Seller ID: 2198744

Condition: Good


Front hinge starting, owner bookplate on front endpaper, front and end matter and page ridges lightly foxed. 1879 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [iv], 430, [2] pp. 8vo. An Italian travelogue by the English poet and cultural critic specializing in the Renaissance, who was friends with Horatio F. Brown, also an Italian historical scholar. Brown later wrote a biography of Symonds based on an autobiography and other materials given to him upon Symonds's death. View more info

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Sketches of Italy and Greece.

By: Symonds, John Addington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder, & Co.: 1874

Seller ID: 2198745

Condition: Very Good


Binding slightly shaken, front and end matter faintly foxed, ink gift note on dedication page, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1874 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [iv], 339, [4] pp. 8vo. An Italian and Greek travelogue by the English poet and cultural critic specializing in the Renaissance, who was friends with Horatio F. Brown, also an Italian historical scholar. Brown later wrote a biography of Symonds based on an autobiography and other materials given to him upon Symonds's death. View more info