Skira Series: Art Ideas History [Complete 10 Volumes Covering Years 980 - 1945]. The Making of the Christian West, 980-1140. The Europe of Cathedrals, 1140-1280. Foundations of a New Humanism, 1280-1440. The Myth of the Renaissance, 1420-1520. The Crisis of the Renaissance, 1520-1600. The Europe of the Capitals, 1600-1700. The Inven

DUBY, Georges & CHASTEL, Andre & ARGAN, Gulio, et al.

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Place Published: Geneva
Publisher: Skira
Date Published: 1965

Description: 10 volumes. Profusely illustrated throughout with mounted color plates, some folding. Folio, pale boards, d.w., cloth slipcases. (Geneva: Skira, 1965 - 1967). A near fine set, in near fine dust wrappers and very good(+) boxes, from the library of art historian Meyer Schapiro.

Comments: I. DUBY, Georges: The Making of the Christian West 980-1140. II. DUBY, Georges: The Europe of Cathedrals 1140-1280. III. DUBY, Georges: Foundations of a New Humanism 1280-1440. IV. CHASTEL, Andre: The Myth of the Renaissance 1420-1520. V. CHASTEL, Andre: The Crisis of the Renaissance 1520-1600. VI. ARGAN, Giulo Carlo: The Europe of the Capitals 1600-1700. VII. STAROBINSKI, Jean: The Invention of Liberty 1700-1789. VIII. DE KEYSER, Eugenie: The Romantic West 1789-1850. IX. PONENTE, Nello: Structures of the Modern World 1850-1900. X. DELEVOY, Robert: Dimensions of the 20th Century 1900-1945.

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Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 174187


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