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GIOTTO: The Legend of St. Francis, as depicted in the Assisi Frescoes and faithfully copied by Edith M. Cowles

by Chesterton, G. K., foreword

First Edition

Price: $165.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 006592
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fair
  • Illustrator: Giotto
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: J. M. Dent
  • Place: London and Toronto
  • Date published: 1931

London and Toronto: J. M. Dent, 1931. First Edition. Fine brown cloth portfolio, gold titles. Inside 23 pp perfect bound foreword by Chesterton, a note on the frescoes by Edith M. Cowles, and a list of the pictures with descriptive notes on the incidents they illustrate. Loose in the portfolio, in their own section: 28 plates in four colors, printed on heavy stock. Lovely renderings of the frescoes. In illustrated slipcase, worn along edges, and loosening. Fine portfolio, plates and text in fair slipcase. . First Edition. Cloth Portfolio. Fine/Fair. Illus. by Giotto. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.