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Caraffa, Livia Doria, Princess of Rocella (1745-1778) Prose, e Versi per Onorare la Memoria di Livia Doria Caraffa, Principessa del S.R

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
197
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Caraffa, Livia Doria, Princess of Rocella (1745-1778) Prose, e Versi per Onorare la Memoria di Livia Doria Caraffa, Principessa del S.R. Imp. e della Rocella di Alcuni Rinomati Autori. Parma: Bodoni, 1784. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with engraved portrait frontispiece of Caraffa, engraved head and tail-pieces and initials, with additional engravings, large margins, contents clean, contemporary boards, worn, rebacked, boards detached, obvious worm trail in the blank margin of the first seven leaves, contemporary bookplate of Fratelli Falzacappa pasted inside the front board, 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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