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Manzoni - Storia della Turchia : dai primi suoi tempi sino al giorno d'oggi : compilata - 31 Lithographies - 1859

Manzoni - Storia della Turchia : dai primi suoi tempi sino al giorno d'oggi : compilata - 31 Lithographies - 1859

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Manzoni - Storia della Turchia : dai primi suoi tempi sino al giorno d'oggi : compilata - 31 Lithographies - 1859
Fine Bindings, Illustrated, Militaria, War history - Quantity: 1 - Book

Rare. Very beautiful history of Turkey published in Milan in 1859, adorned with a beautiful frontispiece lithographed by Manzoni in color with highlights in stencils and gold, as well as 30 lithographed plates in 2, 3 or more tones of portraits of Ottoman sultans and historical scenes.

Very fine copy established in two period bindings of good quality in brown half calfskin, smooth spine, title & volume number with gilt letters, gilt lace underlined with bold blind fillets, covers covered with stamped paper (romantic).

Solid and decorative bindings despite the slight traces of handling. Fresh and clean interior. The ex-libris on the titles, the first and the last sheet (T1 &2) scratched with marks of fragments and lack of text on page 2 (T1) and the table of engravings T2.

Unsigned compilation after Rampoldi, Lamartine, Choudzo, De Hammer, Mathieu etc.

AUTHOR: Manzoni

TITLE:Storia della Turchia: dai primi suoi tempi sino al giorno d'oggi: compilata sulle tracce di Rampoldi, Lamartine, Choudzo, De Hammer, Mathieu
PLACE: EDITOR, DATE: Milano: Tip. Pagnoni, 1859.

2 volumes in-8° (mm 23x15). [2], Fr. - 469, 1, 12 µl + 1; [4], 479, [1] + 18 pl Complete .

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Fine Bindings, Illustrated, Militaria, War history
Author/ Illustrator
Manzoni
Book Title
Storia della Turchia : dai primi suoi tempi sino al giorno d'oggi : compilata - 31 Lithographies
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1859
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
469
Dimensions
23×15 cm
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