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Basilio Puoti - Lotto di tre opere - 1837/1845

Basilio Puoti - Lotto di tre opere - 1837/1845

Basilio Puoti - Lotto di tre opere - 1837/1845
Linguistics, Literature - Quantity: 3 - Book

Lot of works by Basilio Puoti on linguistics, literature, vocabulary, first edition.
Extremely rare lot of three works in original edition by the famous purist, grammarian and Italian literary critic, acute scholar of the Italian language,
Basilio PUOTI. “Della Maniera di studiare la Lingua e l’Eloquenza Italiana.” Naples, Raffaele De Stefano 1837. First edition. Extremely rare original edition of the famous treatise on language and literature by the great Neapolitan lexicographer and "purist". Authoritative compendium of Italian literary production up to Parini. Two books bound in a single volume. Half canvas binding. Gold decorations and title on the spine. Size: 19x12 cm, pp. 162.
Basilio PUOTI. “Vocabolario Domestico Napoletano e Toscano” Naples, Tipografia Simoniana 1841. First edition. Extremely rare original edition of the famous Tuscan-Neapolitan vocabulary of home economics compiled by the great Neapolitan purist. “Dizionario napoletano e toscano dei termini di economia domestica”, “Giunte di vocaboli trovati sopra lavoro” and “Catalogo delle voci toscane contenute nel Vocabolario con le corrispondenti napoletane”. Splendid antique leather binding. Gold title on the spine. Spine entirely decorated with gold tooling. Text on two columns. Size: 23x16 cm, pp. XVI, 2nn, 693, 2nn.
Basilio PUOTI. “Dizionario de' francesismi e degli altri vocaboli e modi nuovi e guasti” Naples, Tipografia all’Insegna del Diogene, 1845. First edition. Extremely rare original edition of the work by the famous purist, entirely focused on Frenchisms that penetrated into the spoken Neapolitan language and had to be censored. It is preceded by a short biography of Puoti and funeral eulogies of Francesco De Sanctis and Bruto Fabricatore. Beautiful antique half parchment binding. Title and friezes on the spine. Dimensions: 28 x 16 cm, pp. LIV, 2nn, VIII, 208.
Extremely rare collection of three works dedicated to Italian linguistics and grammar in original edition. All the volumes are in excellent condition.

Lot details
Number of Books
Linguistics, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Basilio Puoti
Book Title
Lotto di tre opere
Very good
Publication year oldest item
Publication year youngest item
1st Edition
Original language
Number of pages
24×17 cm
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