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Italian Imprints, Three Works in Four Volumes, 1756-1798.

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2764B
Lot:
282
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$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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Italian Imprints, Three Works in Four Volumes, 1756-1798. Petrarch's (1304-1374) Le Rime, Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1756, two large quarto volumes, edited by Cristofor Zapata de Cisneros, title in volume one printed in red and black, with engraved vignettes on both titles, extra engraved title and full page engraved dedication in volume one, engraved vignettes; the two bound in uniform contemporary full parchment over boards, gilt lettering pieces, small gilt emblem of Alexander Stuart on both front boards, and his bookplate within, edges sponge-decorated in red and blue, 10 x 7 1/4 in.
Versi Sciolti e Rimati di Dorillo Dafneio, [Parma: Stamperia Reale, (Bodoni), 1773], engraved title, vignettes, and head- and tail-pieces by Benigno Bossi, ex libris Harvard College Library, with release stamp on verso of dedication leaf, in a blue buckram library binding, 7 x 4 3/4 in.
[and] Epigrammi Francesi Tradotti in Versi Italiani, Parma: Bodoni, 1798, 12mo, bound in contemporary mottled calfskin, boards ruled in gilt, red label on spine, a.e.g., joints cracking, 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (4)
Estimate $300-500


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Antonio Zatta, Alexander Stuart, Harvard College Library, Harvard College

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