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  • NEROCCIO DE'LANDI 1447-1500. by Coor, Gertrude.
    Coor, Gertrude.
    NEROCCIO DE'LANDI 1447-1500.

    Edition: First edition.

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1961. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first significant monograph on this fiftheenth century Sienese painter and sculptor's work, which had been neglected by most art historians "because this art is not strikingly original and is quite restricted iconographically, the majority of the works being representations of the Madonna and Child" but later discoveries and the cleaning and restoration of some of his works led to an increased interest in them. Quarto, bound in full navy buckram blocked in black on the spine with gilt titling. Frontispiece. xviii, 235 pp plus a 56 page section with 146 black and white plates of his works.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped, some sunning to the dj)

    Book ID: 80028
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  • Fry, Christopher

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Oxford University Press, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - The final play in his seasonal quartet - A serio-comedy set in Siena, Italy in July 1946 on the night before the Palio, a medieval horse race run around the middle of the city; the war is over and Bruno's three sons have returned home. Includes a note on the Palio by Stewart Perowne. 113 pp. ISBN: 0-19-2113569.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 30951
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  • Vivante, Arturo.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of interrelated short stories, originally published in The New Yorker magazine, and centering on three members of a Sienese family. 145 pp. ISBN: 0-684162768.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. (short closed tear to upper edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 35597
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