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Item #BB2278 Bibliografia di Bernard Berenson [Inscribed]. William MOSTYN-OWEN, Bernard Berenson.
Bibliografia di Bernard Berenson [Inscribed]
Bibliografia di Bernard Berenson [Inscribed]
Bibliografia di Bernard Berenson [Inscribed]
Bibliografia di Bernard Berenson [Inscribed]

Bibliografia di Bernard Berenson [Inscribed]

Milano: Published by Electa Editrice, 1955. Limited Edition, No. 48 of 1000 copies, of Berenson's bibliography of books and articles on the history of art, notably Renaissance Italian painting. Royal 8vo (249 x 174mm): 74 French-folded leaves (printed on one side of the leaf), with four tipped-in facsimiles of holograph letters and other documents. Publisher's melon-colored paper over limp covers, paper title labels printed in black to spine and in red and black to upper cover, title page printed in red and black. Inscribed "affectionately" by Berenson ("B. B.") on front fly-leaf and dated July '55. A superb presentation copy, virtually pristine. Besterman (Art and Architecture), p.180. Besterman (World Bibliographies) I, 740. Fine. Item #BB2278

Lists Berenson's works chronologically through 1955, beginning with The Venetian Painters of the Renaissance, first published in 1894. "Among Berenson's greatest contributions to the field of art were his Italian Renaissance scholarship and his impact on American public and private collections (he once boasted that most Italian paintings had come to America with 'my visa on their passport')." (ANB) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $365.00