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The Autobigraphy of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #150.3) by  Benvenuto CELLINI - Hardcover - [c1961] - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 77127)

The Autobigraphy of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #150.3)

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The Autobigraphy of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #150.3)

by CELLINI, Benvenuto

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  • hardcover
Very Good+ in Good dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. [c1961]. Hardcover. The 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author's tempestuous life is so energetically told here, this autobiography has become a classic. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. --- Toledano spine 8, w/blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks, very faded red topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c1961 (though no publication date appears in book). Jacket style i, verso advertises 405 titles in ML catalog. ML #150.3. --- Penciling to front free endpaper, else an unmarked, firm, clean copy. Dust jacket with chafing and tears (especially at spine ends), orig. $1.95 flap price and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 485 pages .


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The Autobigraphy of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #150.3)
CELLINI, Benvenuto
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Good dust jacket
The Modern Library
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
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>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir;

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About Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
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