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The Sistine Chapel (2 Volumes)

The Sistine Chapel (2 Volumes)

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The Sistine Chapel (2 Volumes)

by [Michelangelo]. Salvini, Roberto, text. Ettore Camesasca, appendix. C. L.. Ragghianti, essay

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Still in Original Plastic, in Slipcase. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1965. 307 [260 plates]pp. Folio. Two volume set in slipcase. Olive green cloth with gold gilt lettering and decorations stamped to the front board and spine. Deckling to text block edges. Illustrated with 323 plates, 260 in full colour--some colour plates have been tipped in. Olive green cloth slip case. Illustrated dust jacket on both volumes have some minor shelf wear. Overall, an attractive set. near fine A large, profusely illustrated set on the Sistine Chapel. The second volume is the plate volume with hundreds of details of the murals. International Orders subject to additional shipping charges.


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The Sistine Chapel (2 Volumes)
[Michelangelo]. Salvini, Roberto, text. Ettore Camesasca, appendix. C. L.. Ragghianti, essay
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