Francesco Algoretti - Il congresso di Citera. Calamo ludimus. - 1756

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Francesco Algoretti - Il congresso di Citera. Calamo ludimus. - 1756
Erotica, Literature - Quantity: 1 - Book

(Algoretti, Francesco): Il congresso di Citera. Calamo ludimus.

Paris, Apresso Prault, 1756. With one copper plate and engraved initial vignette. Title with vignette, 85 pp. Handsome mottled contemporary leather binding with rich spine gilt, gilded edges 14 x 8 cm.


Cohen/Ricci 6; Gay 664.

Nice Italian edition, in the French translation "Le Congrès de Cythère" better known little rococo erotica. The Venetian writer, art critic and art dealer Algoretti (1712-1764) was a friend of Frederick the Great and part of his round table.

With slight abrasions.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Erotica, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Francesco Algoretti
Book Title
Il congresso di Citera. Calamo ludimus.
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1756
Edition
Reprint
Language
Italian
Original language
No
Publisher
Apresso Prault
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
85
Dimensions
19×13 cm
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