Roma: Edizioni Di Storia e Litteraturea, 1956. Octavo. Item #025409
xvi, 680pp. (4)pp., errata tipped in at page 680.bibliography, index. Rarely bound in hardcover, this volume also has on the front cover the name of Renaissance scholar Neal Gilbert whose work on Renaissance Concepts of Science are significant. Generally, known as the "preeminent Renaissance scholar of the 20th Century". Mostly English text with a few articles in Italian. This major work covers his greatest contributions of Marcilio Ficino and his major contributions on classical humanism. While some material was published elsewhere, here his for the first time his "philosophical movements of the Renaissance" and his essays which are central to both the concept of the Renaissance and particularly Renaissance humanism. Bound in blue leather stamped in gilt, spine lettering gilt, small sticker ghost to rear pastedown. A very nice copy.