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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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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 .

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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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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
80130
Title
Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2)
Author
CELLINI, Benvenuto
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Modern Library
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
[c.1927]
Bookseller catalogs
>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir;

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The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
reprint
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