Giuseppe Zirardini / E J Delécluze - L'Italia letteraria ed artistica. Galleria di cento ritratti - 1850

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Giuseppe Zirardini / E J Delécluze - L'Italia letteraria ed artistica. Galleria di cento ritratti - 1850
Bindings, History, Illustrated - Quantity: 1 - Book

Very beautiful copy bound in a luxurious English binding in full tawny morocco, spine with raised bands adorned with the title and panels adorned with fine gilded tooling, blind-stamped antique style frames on the boards, the heraldic stamp of Kings College of London is in the centre of the front cover with the motto “Honi Soit Qui Mal y Pense", gilded roulettes on the edges of the boards and the turn-in, all edges gilt.

Very beautiful romantic publication on illustrious Italian men adorned with 100 engraved portraits on 12 plates engraved on steel based on the compositions of Rouargues Frères, Guarini etc. Text embellished with woodcut ornaments. Printed on vellum paper.

Book written in Italian in Paris by Giuseppe Zirardini, published in Paris by Baudry the "au lecteurs" by the author is signed 25/02 1850, Paris 355 bis rue St Honoré


Very good copy, sturdy binding, very decorative despite the light flaws from use. Fresh and clean inside, some rare scattered foxing. Kings College (Randegger) Award for excellence for the year 1874-5.


Giuseppe Zirardini; E J Delécluze

L'Italia letteraria ed artistica : galleria di cento ritratti de'poeti, prosatori, scultori, architetti e musici più illustri, con cenni storici di Giuseppe Zirardini e con un discorso sul genio italiano

Parigi Baudry 1850.

516 pp

22 x 15

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Bindings, History, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator
Giuseppe Zirardini / E J Delécluze
Book Title
L'Italia letteraria ed artistica. Galleria di cento ritratti
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1850
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
516
Dimensions
22×15 cm
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