Cropper (Elizabeth), born 1944; Perini (Giovanna); Solinas (Francesco), born 1958, editors

Documentary culture : Florence and Rome from Grand-Duke Ferdinand I to Pope Alexander VII (Villa Spelman Colloquia, 3)

Bologna, Nuova Alfa Editoriale, 1992
(24.5 cm), 406 (2) pp., [83] p. of plates. Publisher’s white cloth, printed dust jacket. - Collection of 18 essays (four in English, two in French, one in German, the remainder in Italian) on the theme of “documentary culture” – the use of texts and images as objects of knowledge, rather than of aesthetic pleasure. “…one of the most important recent publications on the seventeenth century” (review in The Burlington Magazine, volume 138, February 1996, p.141). ¶ Light shelf wear; otherwise a very good copy.