GALLERIA STORICA DELL'ITALIA CONTENENTE IN CENTO INTAGLI MINIATI I FATTI PIU NOTABILI AVVENUTI NEL CORSO DI X SECOLI, ILLUSTRATI DI DESCRIZIONI E NOTIZIE

GALLERIA STORICA DELL'ITALIA CONTENENTE IN CENTO INTAGLI MINIATI I FATTI PIU NOTABILI AVVENUTI NEL CORSO DI X SECOLI, ILLUSTRATI DI DESCRIZIONI E NOTIZIE

Firenze (Florence): David Passigli, 1846. First Edition. Hardcover. Two large quarto volumes (10" x 13-1/2") bound in contemporary full dark green morocco leather with raised bands and stamped gilt lettering to the spines, the front and rear covers with elaborate ornamental designs and red morocco onlays. Illustrated with a printed color extra title page and 100 hand-colored plates depicting major figures and events of Italian history, the text pages framed with ornate designs printed in various colors. A handsome production with bright, colorful plates. Nearly all tissue guards present, occasional light foxing to margins of some plates but overall bright and clean. The bindings have some rubbing and light edgewear, the second volume with a partial split to the front joint and tear near the top of the spine. Very Good. Item #018016

Price: $2,500.00