New York: Random House, 1963. glossy B&W photos. First Printing. Cloth. 8vo, black cloth with gold lettering decorations on spine and large "M" blindstamped on front cover; Foreword by Gilbert; Biographical Introduction by Linscott; 12 B&W illustrations; archival polyester-protected lettered yellow dust jacket (unclipped); xxvi: Foreword, xxvii-xlvii: Biographical Introduction, [1: blank], [xxxxix], l-lvi: Biographical Dates + 317 pages. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #7558
"Gilbert's remains the best aggregate translation of Michelangelo's poetry into English."
The letters have a number of references to Michelangelo's artistry and help establish his timeline.
An attractive, tight, clean, bright copy in a NF dust jacket (unclipped) with slight edgewear, a few nicks, and traces of soil (mainly evident on the rear panel of the dj).