London: The Phaidon Press (1944), 1944. First edition thus. Hardcover. Small 8vo. , x-xxiii, , 2-462,  pp. Red cloth with gold lettering blocked in black on the front board and spine. Price of 7/6 net on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with numerous black and white plates in the rear. With a commentary. The first Phaidon Press edition, a charming example of Burckhardt's historic work on Renaissance Italy. Near Fine / Very Good+. Item #00009085
A Near Fine book with some toning to the fore-edge; dust jacket is Very Good+ with minute edge wear and a small tape repair to the reverse.