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Bull, George 1929-2001

Overview
Works: 68 works in 516 publications in 8 languages and 10,895 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Autobiographies  Manuscripts  Controversial literature  Sources 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: JC143, 320.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Bull
The prince and the discourses by Niccolò Machiavelli( Book )

86 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic handbook of statecraft written by an Italian nobleman recommends guile and craftiness to attain and maintain political power
Michelangelo : a biography by George Bull( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Polish and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Served or resisted, are presented here, from his family and fellow artists to the popes, nobles, and rulers of Europe. In this new life of Michelangelo, George Bull places him firmly in the context of his time. He worked during three-quarters of a century of tremendous change in European society, and as an artist was supremely responsive to the hopes, fears, and values of his culture, which he both exemplified and defied
The life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini( Book )

44 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of a sixteenth-century Florentine goldsmith discussing everyday life, manners, morals, and Italian politics
The book of the courtier by Baldassarre Castiglione( Book )

38 editions published between 1928 and 2003 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early-sixteenth-century writing records the characteristics of the perfect Renaissance courtier and ideal lady of the court
The lives of the artists by Giorgio Vasari( Book )

46 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giotto - Uccello - Ghiberti - Masaccio - Brunelleschi - Donatello - Fra Angelico - Alberti - Fra Filippo Lippi - Botticelli - Verrocchio - Mantegna
Artists of the Renaissance : a selection from Lives of the artists by Giorgio Vasari( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vasari's Lives -- Vasari and Renaissance Art -- Cimabue -- Giotto -- Uccello -- Ghiberti -- Masaccio -- Brunelleschi -- Donatello -- Piero della Francesca -- Fra Angelico -- Alberti -- Fra Filippo Lippi -- Botticelli -- Verrocchio -- Mantegna -- Leonardo da Vinci -- Giorgione -- Correggio -- Raphael -- Michelangelo -- Titian
Inside the Vatican by George Bull( Book )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michelangelo, life, letters, and poetry by Michelangelo Buonarroti( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bevat o.a. de biografie van Michelangelo geschreven door zijn leerling Ascanio Condivi
Vatican politics at the Second Vatican Council, 1962-5 by George Bull( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Spanish and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venice : the most triumphant city by George Bull( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The director's handbook by George Bull( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and Japanese and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Renaissance by George Bull( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the Renaissance period in Italy in which the new interest in art, music, and all branches of learning profoundly influenced Western culture and civilization
The prince by Niccolò Machiavelli( Recording )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using as his model Cesare Borgia, a Florentine price who stopped at nothing to achieve and hold political position, it still has the power to shock. Machiavelli states what most governments do (but few admit) to keep 'corrupt' human nature in check. He suggests that leaders must be ruthlessly despotic as well as cunningly magnanimous - that cruelty is sometimes mercy in disguise - and that it is safer to be feared than to be loved
The travels of Sig. Pietro della Valle, a noble Roman, into East-India and Arabia Deserta : in which, the several countries, together with the customs, manners, traffique, and rites both religious and civil, of those Oriental princes and nations, are faithfully described : in familiar letters to his friend Signior Mario Schipano : whereunto is added a relation of Sir Thomas Roe's Voyage into the East-Indies by Pietro Della Valle( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited, with a Life of the Author, an Introduction and Notes. Letters 4-8, 1623-1624. This and the previous volume (First Series 84) have continuous main pagination. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1892
Industrial relations : the boardroom viewpoint by George Bull( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michelangelo : a biography by George Bull( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michelangelo, recognized in his lifetime as the greatest living artist, impressed his contemporaries as divine genius endowed with intense emotional power. Bull places him firmly in the context of his time, an artist who was supremely responsive to the hopes, fears, and values of his culture, which he both exemplified and defied
Bid for power by George Bull( Book )

21 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by Giorgio Vasari( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-help, with illustrations of conduct and perseverance by Samuel Smiles by Samuel Smiles( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu yi yi ju gu xun " zi zhu zhe, tian zhu zhi " guan chuan shi zhong, tong guo li shi shang ge jie ming ren sheng dong er ju ti de shi li, lun shu le yi ge ren de xing fu yu cheng gong lai zi yu zi wo su zao
How to achieve true greatness by Baldassarre Castiglione( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of fictional conversations by courtiers of the Duke of Urbino in 1507 presents a picture of the complete and perfect courtier. This classic by an Italian diplomat is one of the clearest and most reliable contemporary accounts of Renaissance civilization and ideals
 
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Michelangelo : a biography
Alternative Names
Bull, George

Bull, George 1929-2001

Bull, George A.

Bull George Anthony

Bull, George Anthony 1929-

Bull, George Anthony 1929-2001

George Bull English translator, author and journalist

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Michelangelo : a biographyThe life of Benvenuto CelliniThe book of the courtierThe lives of the artistsMichelangelo, life, letters, and poetryThe princeMichelangelo : a biographyHow to achieve true greatness