The Lives of the Most Eminent Painters. Giorgio Vasari.

The Lives of the Most Eminent Painters

Hardcover, New York: Limited Editions Club, 1966. Fine. Signed Limited Edition. This is number 570 of 1,500. Two volumes in slipcase. Translated by Foster. Revised, Introduced, and Annotated by Marilyn Aronberg Lavin. Book designed by Dr. Giovanni Mardersteig in Verona, Italy. Illustrations inlcude 45 woodcut portraits of the artists done by Vasari for the 1568 edition and 5 cut for this edition by Fritz Kredel. Pages are off-white wove and bear a special watermark: Vasari. Pages measure 8 1/4 x 11 3/8 inches. Bound in reddish brown linen. Title stamped in gold on a black panel and the tops are stained a light ochre. Slipcase has been covered in French hand-marbled paper. Bookplate of previous owner. Fine in Near Fine slipcase. This 2 volume set in slipcase is heavy and oversize. It will require extra postage. Please email for details. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Illustrator. [Item #31696]

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