Item #6058 [Binding, Fine- Stikeman] Life of Benvenuto Cellini. John Addington Symonds, transl.

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[Binding, Fine- Stikeman] Life of Benvenuto Cellini

New York: Brentano's, 1906.

First edition thus. 4to. Two volumes. Magnificently bound by Stikeman for Brentanos of New Yor. Full dark brown crushed morocco with elaborate gilt-blocked chestnut and vine pattern, gilt ruling and stippling on both covers of both volumes. Spine with longitunal stippling and similar gilt motifs, gilt dentelles with both Stikeman gilt pallet on rear dentelle as well as Brentanos on front dentelle. TEG, others uncut.. 40 tissue guarded portraits and scenes. Printed on thick stock paper. Corners sl. bumped, slight wearing at seams to boards with small losss of color, but very very good and nice copy.

Price: $1,500.00   Item #6058

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