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A Sienese Painter of the Franciscan Legend

by Berenson, Bernard

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New York: John Lane Company, 1909. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gold text; Boards have some shelf wear, such as slight buckling at front head edge, light rubbing at head & tail of spine edges, light scratching on rear exterior panel and bumped corners, otherwise sturdy; Text block has become slightly age toned and deckled fore edge, former owner's name on ffep and cracking at pp xii & Part One page and pp 64-65 along binding; pp 74. Arts - Renaissance. Full-priced Rockville.




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