Cust, Robert H. Hobart
Title The Life of Benvenuto Cellini (2 Volumes)
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Good
Edition First Printing.
Publisher London Navarre Society Limited 1935
Seller ID 001195
London: Navarre Society Limited, 1935. Cust (1861-1940) wrote extensively on art; this is one of his major works. Originally published in 1910, this is a First Edition Thus issued by the Navarre Society, known for their reprints of classics in fine bindings. Navarre first published their edition in 1927, but this incorporates new material by the author.Two Volumes, 390 pages and 533 pages (indexed). Very Good copies, in blue cloth, blindstamped, with gilt lettering and decorations. This binding appears to mimic the 1910 edition from Bell, but with a different design on the spine. Many illustrations. Lightly bumped, edges dusty (two are deckled), moderately-well foxed throughout. The blue dustwrappers are complete and have done their duty, showing some wrinkling and chipping. The spines are darkened to an olive green. Wrappers are in archival plastic protectors. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Privately Printed. Dust jacket present. First Edition.
Fine Binding, Renaissance History