Being Bernard Berenson: A Biography, Secrest, Meryle, Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1979. First Edition. 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. 473 pages plus preliminaries and including index. Rose colored boards, gilt spine titles. Both unclipped jacket and volume in unread condition; no remainder marks.
Bernard Berenson was a legend in his own lifetime: a historian of Italian Renaissance art whose writing influenced a generation of art historians and who burst into new prominence in old age with a rush of books about art, philosophy and the conclusions of his life. 002486 $20