BASEVI, A: The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi

Basevi, Abramo. The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi. University of Chicago Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780226094915. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30779) $35.00

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Abramo Basevi published his study of Verdi’s operas in Florence in 1859, in the middle of the composer’s career. It covered the twenty works produced between 1842 and 1857. No translation of the entire volume has previously been available. This volum was translated by Edward Schneider with Stefano Castelvecchi. Edited by Stefano Castelvecchi.

Measures 6×9 inches. Index. 304p. 1 table.

GREEN, C: Modern Antiquity: Picasso, De Chirico, Leger, Picabia.

Green, Christopher; Daehner, Jens. Modern Antiquity: Picasso, De Chirico, Leger, Picabia. J Paul Getty, 2011. ISBN: 9780892369775. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30747) $20.00

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A superbly illustrated and insightful exploration of the aesthetic impact of ancient art on 20th century art. Focus is on the reinventions and transformations of antiquity in the work of four culturally and politically diverse artists between 1905 and 1935.

Illustrated in black-and-white and color. 164p. Measures 9×11 inches.

VASARI, G: The Life of Leonardo da Vinci: A New Translation

Book cover. The Life of Leonardo da Vinci: A New TranslationVasari, Giorgio; Kemp, Martin. The Life of Leonardo da Vinci: A New Translation. Thames and Hudson, 2019. ISBN: 9780500239858. Unmarked. Like New. Hardcover. (#30589) $12.00

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This beautiful literary translation by eminent scholar Martin Kemp respects the sixteenth-century Italian, transposing Vasari’s vocabulary into its modern equivalent. Translated in partnership with Lucy Russell, the text is the first to integrate the 1550 edition and the expanded version of 1568. 30 color illustrations and 10 in black/white. 128p. Index. Chronology.

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