ITALIAN CITIES

(New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1902).

A fine work on the most important cities in Italy from a historical, cultural and social perspective. The author was a painter and muralist who traveled Europe extensively painting and exhibiting. He studied fresco techniques in Italy, a country he grew to know very well. In this work he delves deeply into the culture and societies in and around Ravenna, Seina, Florence, Perugia, Cortona, Spoleto, Assisi, Rome, and Mantua. Item #31503

2 volumes. First Edition, reissued. With forty-eight illustrations in black and white 8vo, white linen over tan linen covered boards, the covers with gilt rules at the joins, the spines lettered in red, top edges gilt, others uncut. xii, 296; xiii, 310 pp. A clean and handsome set, the spine panels a bit mellowed, one free-fly removed, one trimmed, the text-blocks clean and crisp and largely unopened, the plates all in excellent condition.

Price: $95.00