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Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2) by  Benvenuto CELLINI - Hardcover - [c.1927] - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 80130)

Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2)

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Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2)

by CELLINI, Benvenuto

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  • hardcover
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New York: The Modern Library. Good with no dust jacket. [c.1927]. Hardcover. This energetically-told autobiography by the 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author has become a classic. In an early Modern Library reprint edition. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. --- In Toledano spine #4 / brown leatherette limp boards / gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine / publisher's brown topstain / yellow Bernhard endpapers. Lacks the dust jacket. Undated, but likely published c.1927. ML #3.2. --- With wear to edges of covers and general darkening to textblock edges. Interior leaves have yellowed a little but are clean and unmarked; volume is tight.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 485 pages .


Benvenuto Cellini was born in Florence in 1500 and died in 1571. James Fenton is a prizewinning poet, former professor of poetry at Oxford, and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books .


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Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2)
CELLINI, Benvenuto
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Used - Good with no dust jacket
The Modern Library
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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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