New York: Artabras. 1988. Later Printing. H Hard Cover. Fine. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. In Fine Pictorial Slipcase. Volume I, pp. 1-703 (I), editor's note, acknowledgments, introduction, 1. Prelude to Greatness (59 B.C.-A.D. 1200); 2. Civic Pride and Pwosperity (1200-1340); 3. An Age of Crisis (1340-1400); 4. Images of a Free Republic (The Early Fifteenth Century); 5. The Era of Cosimo de'Medici (1430-69) with Color Plates 1- 396. Volume II, pp. 705-1312, 6. Lorenzo Il Magnifico (1469-92); 7. The End of the Republic (1492-1530); 8. The Medicean Principate (1530 -- c.1600); glossary bibliography, about the authors and the photographer, index, photo credits with Color Plates 397-700. Both volumes profusely illustrated with with b&w reproductions. Principal Photography by Takashi Okamura. Later Printing. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Decorative blue cloth with gilt volume numeral on front board and gilt lettering to spine.
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