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3626T Marlborough
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Six Italian Works.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM


Six Italian Works. Story, William Wetmore, Roba di Roma, Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1896, two volumes bound in full vellum with gilt stamping and tooling to boards and spine, marbled endpapers, full red edges, illustrated with photographs throughout, 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.; Manzoni, Alessandro, I Promessi Sposi, Livrono: G.P. Pozzolini, 1827, three volumes fully bound in vellum, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, with red and black morocco spine labels, full yellow edges, (foxing, warped boards, toning to vellum), 9 x 5 3/4 in.; Manzoni, Alessandro, I Promessi Sposi Florence: Felice Le Monnier, 1845, fully bound in vellum, gilt lettering and tooling on spine, marbled endpapers, (minor foxing), 7 x 4 3/4 in.; Alighieri, Dante, The Vita Nuova and Canzoniere of Dante Alighieri, London: J.M. Dent, 1906, fully bound in brown leather with thin boards, gilt lettering on front board, (loss of leather at spine and corners of boards), 6 1/4 x 4 in.; Alighieri, Dante, La Vita Nuova, Florence: Giulio Giannini & Figlio, 1910, limited edition, number 27 of 100 copies printed on 17th century paper, fully bound in calf with blind tooling on both boards and blind lettering on spine, with metal chain and missing clasp, illustrated throughout, (minor loss to leather), 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.; Browne, Thomas, Religio Medici and Other Essays, London: David Stott, 1892, limited edition, number one of 100 copies, half bound in red morocco with marbled papers, gilt lettering on spine, (some marginal notes made by previous owner in pencil, ffep nearly separated), 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.

Note: Many of the books inscribed by Caroline and William Phillips following ffep.
Estimate $300-500

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William Phillips, Thomas, David Stott, William Wetmore, Dante Alighieri, Caroline, Felice Le Monnier, Browne, Giulio Giannini, Alessandro, Manzoni, London, Livrono