Small volume, hardcover bound in white course weave cloth with spine lettered in red and stylized “S” on front cover, in publisher’s original, albeit worn dust-jacket. Text in French, translated from the original Italian by Rosabianca Skira-Venturi. 128 pages. Bibliographical summary and Index and biographical notes. Illustrated with 56 tipped in plates in full color. First edition thus, contemporary with original. Previous owner’s name on half-title. This biographical and critical study was published as the sixth volume in the series “Le goût de notre temps” (The Taste of Our Time). In the prefatory note the author writes that of all Italian artists Pero della Francesca is “celui qui a eveille le plus d’echos dans conscience artistique moderne.” A tight, clean and, unmarked copy, with no underlining or highlighting to text. Small browned marks at spine ends and light toning to page edges from age. Dust-jacket worn with small chips to spine ends and general age toning overall. Very good in a fair dust-jacket. Text in French.