Boston: Little, Brown, 1896. Hardcover. 2 volumes. 8vo. 8 in (20 cm) tall.
New edition with additions. Ornately gilt burgundy cloth. Top edge gilt. Including frontispieces, 41 fine photogravure plates from works of art with tissue guards captioned in red. Tight, clean bindings. Pristine text pages. Appears unread. Burgundy endpapers. Vol II rear bottom edge with dent, tails creased, lower tips rubbed, graceful name to first blank recto, few page tips torn.
Beautiful set on the life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, considered the greatest sculptor, painter and architect of the Renaissance, whose work includes the sculpture of David and the ceiling of the Sistine chapel. Very good+ with no dust jacket. Item #803