Le Rime De Petrarca (The Rime of Petrarca). Petrarca.
Le Rime De Petrarca (The Rime of Petrarca)

Le Rime De Petrarca (The Rime of Petrarca)

Firenze: Dalla Tipografia, 1821. Octavo. Item #022774

In two volumes. 366 (9 pp.) and 470pp. Each with a fore-edge painting. Volume 1 with a fore-edge painting depicting Ducal Palace and volume 2 depicts a painting of The Rialto Venice.....From the publisher....."So that this reprint of ours is in no way less valuable than the Padua edition, the publishers will scrupulously reproduce everything that was published by the famous Professor Antonio Marsand in his 1818, following the order he gave to the rhymes, to the illustrations and c, imitating the invention of the branches, and also the typographical correction. A beautiful set with each volume displaying a meticulously painted fore-edge painting. Bound in full dark blue levant triple ruled in gilt with corner flourishes raised bands gilt with title gilt, marbled endpapers all edges gilt, previous owner's name (cannot decipher) neatly written on verso of free endpaper. Some staining to covers but nonintrusive. A very handsome set housed within a custom lined slipcase.

Price: $2,250.00

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