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The Classial Heritage & Its Beneficiaries
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The Classial Heritage & Its Beneficiaries

by Bolgar, R. R.

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Cambridge; (1963): Camrbrige University Press. Large Octavo. vii, 591(1) pages., index. Although it is essential in our knowledge of the transmission of books in the Latin West, it also contains a single long chapter on Byzantium, which s poised to support the main account, and appendixes on the Greek manuscripts in Italy during the fifteenth century and the eras… Read more about this item
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Drawings of Michelangelo: 103 Drawings in Facscimile
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Drawings of Michelangelo: 103 Drawings in Facscimile

by Michelangelo Buonarroti; Paola Barocchi; Mario Salmi; Charles De Tolnay; Anna Teresa Callen

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New York; Nd(ca.1965): George Braziller. Folio. 23 unnumbered pages, 103 plates (i..e, 151 (10 are folded). An anthology of the artist's drawings with critical notes by Paola Barocchi. The importance of this work is it demonstrates the various stages and the phases of his work. Each plate has a printed oversheet presenting the history of the work. Bound in… Read more about this item
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Resplendence of the Spanish Monarchy: Renaissance Tapestries and Armor from the Patrimonia National
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Resplendence of the Spanish Monarchy: Renaissance Tapestries and Armor from the Patrimonia National

by Ortiz, Antonio Dominguez; Concha Herrero Carretero and Jose A. Godoy

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New York(1992): Metropolitan Museum of Art. Quarto. 172 pages, with over 150 illustrations in color. Bibliography, Index. With the era of Charles V and Philip II, the wealth of the new world allowed them to buy the finest tapestries and armor from Italy and Flanders. The remarkable beauty of this collection dazzles the eyes. One of the great exhibitions… Read more about this item
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Anticlericalism in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe
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Anticlericalism in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

by Dykema, Peter A. And Oberman, Heiko A.

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Leiden; (1993): E.J. Brill. First Edition. Thick Large Octavo. xi, 706 pages. Three main issues underlie the volume's approach: the meaning of anticlericalism as a historical concept and development over time. The word "anticlericalism" originated in the nineteenth century as a description for lay resistance to the political power of the clergy, but the anachronistic application of the concept… Read more about this item
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Renaissance Reclaimed: Jacob Burckhard's Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy Reconsidered
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Renaissance Reclaimed: Jacob Burckhard's Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy Reconsidered

by Bauer, Stefan and Simon Ditchfield

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Oxford; (2022): Published for the British Academy By Oxford University Press. First Edition. Octavo. 288 pages, index. The most important book on the Italian Renaissance since Wallace K. Ferguson's The Renaissance in Historical Thought (1948). While most scholars in the past 50 years have either dismissed the Burkhardian concept of the Renaissance or rejected it entirely in favor of… Read more about this item
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The Makers of Florence: Dante, Giotto, Savonarola, and Their City
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The Makers of Florence: Dante, Giotto, Savonarola, and Their City

by Oliphant, Mrs. [Margaret}

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London: Macmillan and Co, 1891. Octavo. Frontispiece, xx, 420 pages. The author is now considered one of the finest women writers of the era. Though she was free from much of the conventions tolerated by many women writers, she wrote with intelligence about Europe and society that was detached from her societal connections. However, when she read Hardy's Jude… Read more about this item
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The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais, Doctor in Physick Containing Five Books of the lives, Heroick deeds, and sayings of Gargantua, and his Sonne Pantagruel, Together with the Pantagrueline Prognostication, the Oracle of the Divine. ( 2 Volume set)
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The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais, Doctor in Physick Containing Five Books of the lives, Heroick deeds, and sayings of Gargantua, and his Sonne Pantagruel, Together with the Pantagrueline Prognostication, the Oracle of the Divine. ( 2 Volume set)

by Rabelais, Francois, 1490-1553

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London, Nd(1921): Priv. Print. For The Navarre Society Limited. Octavo. Vol. I, 474 pages, Vol. II, 462 pages. illustrated by W. Heath Robinson, 1872-1944 . Gargantua and Pantagruel is a satire ridiculing the educational and religious establishment of his day. W. Heath Robinson had already become one of the finest illustrators of books including his own Bill the Minder… Read more about this item
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Essays of Montaigne, 5 volume), Limited to 150 Sets, This is Number 91
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Essays of Montaigne, 5 volume), Limited to 150 Sets, This is Number 91

by Montaigne, Michel De; Charles Cotton; William Carew Hazlitt

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London: Privately Printed for the Navarre Society, 1923. Limited Edition. Quarto. Large paper deluxe edition limited to only 150 sets signed by the publisher and printer. One of the finest sets of the complete writings of Montaigne every produced. The type-setting was done by hand at Edinburgh's Riverside Press using Arnold's hand-made paper, specially made and watermarked by the… Read more about this item
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The Renaissance Studies in Art and Poetry

The Renaissance Studies in Art and Poetry

by Pater, Walter

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1912. Limited Edition. Small Octavo. xi, 304 pages. Limited to 700 copies. Walter Pater provided a rich view of the art, literature and philosophy of the Renaissance. He argued that the rich iconography rooted in Greek sculpture was more fully developed there than when first produced. He gives attention not… Read more about this item
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Makers of Venice

Makers of Venice

by Oliphant, Mrs

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London: Macmillan & Co, 1892. Octavo. 410 pages. (2) pp. ads. Extra illustrated edition. Besides the 53 illustrations in most editions, this copy is extra-illustrated with 20 additional plates with Giotto, Fra Angelico, Cimabue, Masolino, Fra Lippi and others. The author is now considered one of the finest women writers of the era. Though she was free from much… Read more about this item
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Rhetor, Poeta, Historicus. Studien Uber Rhetorische Erkenntniss Und Lebensanschauung Im Italienishen Renaissancehumanismus

Rhetor, Poeta, Historicus. Studien Uber Rhetorische Erkenntniss Und Lebensanschauung Im Italienishen Renaissancehumanismus

by Lindhardt, Jan

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Leiden: E.J.Brill, 1979. Octavo. 197(1)pp. (4)pp., Studies On Rhetorical Cognition And Lifestyle In Italian Renaissance Humanism. Bound in red cloth, spine lettering white. A very good copy with edges rubbed, corners bumped.
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