The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini – John Addington Symonds (Trans.)

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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini – John Addington Symonds (Trans.)

Publisher : Doubleday & Company, New York

Year of publishing : 1948 – Language : English

Hardcover edition – 442 paginas

Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, translated by John Addington Symonds.

This book was printed in 1948, and the Dali illustrations are from 1946.

Color lithographs as well as black and white illustrations by Salvador Dali, in total about 41.

Extra Fine overall condition of the book, hardcover well preserved, the corners have remained intact.

Benvenuto Cellini (Florence, November 3, 1500 – February 13, 1571) was a Florentine sculptor, engraver and writer. He became one of the most important goldsmiths of the Italian Renaissance and made exquisite carved coins, jewelry, vases and ornaments. His autobiography is a valuable testimony of the time.

DALÍ during his time in New York, designed illustrations for translated English editions of such classics as Don Quixote, Benvenuto Cellini’s Autobiography, and Michel de Montaigne’s Essays.

The separate lithographs are valued at more than 100 euros on the international market. Limited edition copy with lithographs printed on heavy paper.

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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini – John Addington Symonds (Trans.)

Publisher : Doubleday & Company, New York

Year of publishing : 1948 – Language : English

Hardcover edition – 442 paginas

Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, translated by John Addington Symonds.

This book was printed in 1948, and the Dali illustrations are from 1946.

Color lithographs as well as black and white illustrations by Salvador Dali, in total about 41.

Extra Fine overall condition of the book, hardcover well preserved, the corners have remained intact.

Benvenuto Cellini (Florence, November 3, 1500 – February 13, 1571) was a Florentine sculptor, engraver and writer. He became one of the most important goldsmiths of the Italian Renaissance and made exquisite carved coins, jewelry, vases and ornaments. His autobiography is a valuable testimony of the time.

DALÍ during his time in New York, designed illustrations for translated English editions of such classics as Don Quixote, Benvenuto Cellini’s Autobiography, and Michel de Montaigne’s Essays.

The separate lithographs are valued at more than 100 euros on the international market. Limited edition copy with lithographs printed on heavy paper.