Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque, Rudolf Wittkower. Phaidon Press. 1966 VG HC

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Wittkower, Rudolf. London. Phaidon Press. 1966.
English, Second Edition, Very Good, HC, 4to, 12 1/2" X 9 1/2", 286 pp.

Very good quarto, beige cloth over board, stamped black titling to spine. Covers near-perfect, binding tight, sharp tips, and no markings throughout. Minor sunning, soiling, and waffling to top text block, . Replete with black-and-white photographs of artist’s sculptures, many full page. 286 pp. including illustrations and glossary. Very Good pictorial dust jacket featuring detail of Apollo and Daphne, White titling to top, white titling to spine. Minor shelfwear and sunning to top edge. Interior flaps include black lettering and include extracts from reviews of the first edition. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Rudolf Wittkower’s comprehensive study of Bernini’s sculptural work contains 120 plates and 106 text illustrations, photographs specifically taken for this book, and includes a catalogue raisonné containing unpublished discussions about one of the greatest sculpture artists in the Renaissance world.


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