First Trade Edition 442 pp., Illustrations J. A. Symonds, Translator, The first trade edition, not BOMC! The famous/infamous, colourful Autobiography of an Itlian 16th century artist and, very subjective view of his contemporary other Italian artists. Still a Must Read. Illustrated with many full colour plates and, b&w drawings by Dali. With 21 pages of notes to the text. Bound in red cloth with gilt illustration on front cover, gilt spine title on a black printed label. Lacking the front free end paper; spine sunned, label and gilt title partially rubbed off, o/w solid, clean copy.
FIRST EDITION, second printing (First printing was a limited edition issued in 1946). Full red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, spine a bit sunned, gilt fading, uneven sunning to the cloth, endpaper is age toned. No previous owner's names, not exlibrary. Overall a GOOD book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall