Pope-Hennessy (John Wyndham), Sir, 1913-1994
An Introduction to Italian sculpture : Italian Gothic sculpture § Italian Renaissance sculpture § Italian High Renaissance and Baroque sculpture
Oxford, Phaidon, 1986
Three volumes (28 cm), I: (8) 295 (1) pp., illustrations (pls.1-112). II: (10) 388 (6) pp., illustrations (pls.1-144). III: (8) 486 (2) pp., illustrations (pls.1-168). Uniform publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - These three volumes first appeared separately in 1955, 1958, and 1963; revised, second editions were issued in 1972, 1971, and 1970. The second editions are reprinted here together with substantial appendices of additions and corrections compiled by Pope-Hennessy with the assistance of Andrew Butterfield (Italian Gothic Sculpture), Eliot Rowlands (Italian Renaissance Sculpture), and Eric Frank (Italian High Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture). “This is the sort of book that lasts forever” (John Russell, in The New York Times Book Review). ¶ Corner of one lower wrapper lightly creased; otherwise a fine set.