Irving Stone's powerful and passionate biographical novel of Michelangelo. His time: the turbulent Renaissance, the years of poisoning princes, warring popes, the all-powerful Medici family, the fanatic monk Savonarola. His loves: the frail and lovely daughter of Lorenzo de Medici; the ardent mistress of Marco Aldovrandi; and his last love - his ...Read MoreIrving Stone's powerful and passionate biographical novel of Michelangelo. His time: the turbulent Renaissance, the years of poisoning princes, warring popes, the all-powerful Medici family, the fanatic monk Savonarola. His loves: the frail and lovely daughter of Lorenzo de Medici; the ardent mistress of Marco Aldovrandi; and his last love - his greatest love - the beautiful, unhappy Vittoria Colonna. His genius: a God-driven fury from which he wrested the greatest art the world has ever known. Michelangelo Buonarotti, creator of David, painter of the Sistine ceiling, architect of the dome of St Peter's, lives once more in the tempestuous, powerful pages of Irving Stone's marvellous book.Read Less
Good. Signed by author. No Dust Jacket. Cover is clean, may show light shelf edge wear or corner bumps. Binding appears gently read, but still square and tight. Pages may contain former owner name or book plate and light reading wear.
Fair. No Dustjacket. 1973. 700 pages. No dust jacket. 1973 reprint in pictorial laminated boards. Ex-library with the usual stamps but the inserts have been removed, thus there are marks on the end papers & paste downs. Clean pages with no markings or annotations. The front hinge is cracked thus the front board is slack, but the rest of the binding remains firm. Moderate wear and scuffing to the boards, mainly on the spine, edges and corners.
Near Fine. No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s) The Franklin Library, 1977, book bound in a full red decorated leather with all edges gilt. Signed by author on front endpage. Five raised bands on spine. Book near fine condition.
the biographical novel of Michelangelo. 664p., tiny bit of insect damage on endpapers, lightly-worn first edition statedin cloth and lightly-sunned and soiled unclipped dj. Signed by the author on the first blank endpaper. Pope: "When will you make and end? ! " Chuck: "When they pry my chisel from my cold dead fingers! "
none. New. No dust jacket. Signed by author. Hard cover is in as new condition with no dust jacket. 664 p. Includes bibliography. Hard cover is Off white with title and author in gold surounded in square black blocks on side of book. A novel of Michelangelo.
Fine. Signed by author. Near Fine Limited Edition from The Franklin Library. SIGNED by the author in the front free endpaper. Fully leather bound with gilt detailing and a satin ribbon marker. Slight rubbing along the bottom edge; near fine. Includes the original "Notes From the Editors" leaflet.
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