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Manuscript on Paper, Italy, Late 18th Century.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


Manuscript on Paper, Italy, Late 18th Century.
Italian language treatise in brown ink, headlines in red, each page written within a red and brown ink border, quarto, 341 numbered pages and thirty page index; sewing structure perished due to extensive worm damage to spine, leaves loose, disbound, and lacking, with marginal damage, contemporary leather and boards, fragmentary and in need of restoration, 9 1/2 x 7 in.
The text is religious and moralistic, with descriptions of the relative ethical value of different qualities and behaviors.
Estimate $500-700

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Paper, Italy