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Napoli [ Folding Cloth Backed Map ]

By: Antonio Vallardi Editor

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Milano, Antonio Vallardi Editor: 1893

Seller ID: 096481


Large folding cloth backed coloured map. Map measures 32 x 25 inches. Map in very good clean condition, without any obvious signs of wear. House in purpose made leather case. Case has some wear on edges and corners. With the Bookplate of Sir David Salomons, Broomhill, Tunbridge Wells. A very nice clean plan. View more info

Image for De' veri precetti della pittvra, libri tre Ne' quali con bell'ordine d'vtili, & buoni auertimenti, per chi desidera in essa farsi con prestezza eccellente, di dimostrano i modi principali del disegnare, & del dipignere, & di fare le Pitture.

De' veri precetti della pittvra, libri tre Ne' quali con bell'ordine d'vtili, & buoni auertimenti, per chi desidera in essa farsi con prestezza eccellente, di dimostrano i modi principali del disegnare, & del dipignere, & di fare le Pitture.

By: Armenini, Giovanni Battista

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: Publisher In Ravenna : Apresso Francesco Tebaldini, Publisher In Ravenna : Apresso Francesco Tebaldini, ad instantia di Tomaso Pasini Libraro in Bologna: 1587

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 096118


Inscribed on top margin of title page, '' John Carr, Florence, Jan 5th, 1799. Book measures 8 x 6 inches. Collation, [20],229,[3],pp. Signatures, daggers, A-Z, Aa,Gg. Bound in nineteenth-century? vellum. Vellum rebacked, rubbed, dust/dirt marked, [ religious institution stamp on top board ], boards sprung. Binding in good condition. Internally, 2 faded ink stamps on title page, one page of index bound tightly along inner margin, six leaves have a small light stain on bo... View more info

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Italian Cardinals, Reform and the Church as Property, 1492-1563 (Publications of the UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies)

By: Barbara Hallman

Price: £35.00

Publisher: USA, University of California Press: 1992

Seller ID: 097491


Book measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. xii,232pp. Bound in original publishers red cloth. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

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The Eastern Shores of the Adriatic in 1863. With a Visit to Montenegro

By: Beaufort (Emily Anne, Viscountess Strangford).

Price: £380.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097589


Book measures 8 1/2 x 6 inches. Collation, [8],386pp, 4 coloured plates, 1 photographic plate. Bound in period half calf, raised bands, marble boards, coloured endpapers. At some time the spine has been repaired, new title label. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, small stain to edge of one plate, foxing to photographic plate. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A nice copy, in a good solid binding. View more info

Image for The Italian Pictures Of The Renaissance - A List Of The Principal Artists And Their Works With An Index Of Places. Venetian School [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

The Italian Pictures Of The Renaissance - A List Of The Principal Artists And Their Works With An Index Of Places. Venetian School [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

By: Berenson Bernard

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon: 1957

Seller ID: 096353


Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches. Collation, xvi,[2],206pp, 1333 plates. Bound in original publishers grey cloth. Bindings light rubbed, both bindings in good condition. Dust jackets worn with loss, small library label on spine. Internally, very occasional library stamp or mark, plates look free of stamps. Pages and plates in very good condition. A good clean set. View more info

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The Builders of Florence

By: Brown J. Wood

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1907

Seller ID: 096350


Book measures 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. Collation, xii, 431pp, 74 illustrations, mainly full page. Bound in original publishers blue gilt cloth, top gilt edge. Cloth lightly rubbed on edges and corner, some minor abrasion wear, wear on tail of spine. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. View more info

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Lime, Lemon and Sarsaparilla: Italian Community in South Wales, 1881-1945

By: Colin Hughes

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Mid Glamorgan, Seren: 1991

Seller ID: 096816


Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. 142 pages, illustrated. Bound in original publishers brown cloth. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

Image for L'historia di Milano / volgarmente scritta dall' eccellentissimo oratore M. Bernardino Corio ... ; nella quale non solamente si veggono l'origine, i fatti, & le fortune di essa Citta` nello spatio di duo mille et cento anni ; ma gli accidenti, & le Revolu

L'historia di Milano / volgarmente scritta dall' eccellentissimo oratore M. Bernardino Corio ... ; nella quale non solamente si veggono l'origine, i fatti, & le fortune di essa Citta` nello spatio di duo mille et cento anni ; ma gli accidenti, & le Revolu

By: Corio Bernardino

Price: £1,100.00

Publisher: In Vinegia [Venice] : Per Giovan Maria Bonelli 155, In Vinegia [Venice] : Per Giovan Maria Bonelli 1554: 1554

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 095898


This is the second edition, first edition was published in the year 1503.Book measures 8 1/2 x 6 1/4. Collation, 1in 6s, 2-4 in8s,5 in 6s, a-z in8s, A-Z in 8s, AA-ZZ in 8s, AAA8, a few pagination errors, but text complete, one illustration. Recently rebound in full dark calf, raised bands, gilt tooling, ( gilt very dull ), full marble edges, new,but aged endpapers. Binding in excellent condition. Internally, early name annotation on title page,pages in very good clean co... View more info

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Coryates Crudities 1611 [ with an Introduction By William M. Schutte ]

By: Coryate Thomas

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Scolar Press: 1978

Seller ID: 097363


Facsimile edition. Book measures 10 1/4 x 7 inches. Collation, xvi,655,48,1pp, 2 folding plates, occasional illustration. Bound in original publishers cloth, with red title label. Cloth has a crease line on spine, bumped on base of spine, top page edges dust/dirt marked. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice copy. View more info

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The Grand Canal

By: Franzoi Umberto

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli International Publications: 2002

Seller ID: 096822


Book measures 13 x 11 inches. 319 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers black cloth. Slight lean on spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket light rubbed, a couple of short tears. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A good clean solid copy. View more info

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Italy Revisited [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

By: Gallenga A.

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, Samuel Tinsley: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096985


Complete in 2 volumes. Ethical society bookplate, oocasional stamp to text. Books measures 9 x 6 inches. Bound in original publishers red gilt and black stamped cloth. Cloth rubbed on edges and corners, some age darkening, general wear. Both bindings in good condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A good set. View more info

Image for Delle Istorie D'Italia Di Francesco Guicciardini  [ Complete in 8 Volumes ]

Delle Istorie D'Italia Di Francesco Guicciardini [ Complete in 8 Volumes ]

By: Guicciardini Francesco

Price: £475.00

Publisher: Firenze Per Niccolo Conti: 1818

Seller ID: 097296


Complete in 8 volumes. Books measure 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches [ 21x14.5mm ]. Bound in full period vellum, gilt tooling, leather title labels. Vellum very lightly rubbed. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, each volume inscribed on free endpaper '' The Earl of Portsmouth, ''. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice clean set, in very attractive period vellum bindings. View more info

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Ristretto delle historie Genovesi di Paolo Interiano.

By: Interiano Paolo

Price: £650.00

Publisher: In Lvcca : per lo Busdrago MCLI [1551], In Lvcca : per lo Busdrago MCLI [1551]: 1551

Seller ID: 096233


Book measures 8 1/4 x 6 inches. Collation, 233,1pp, alternate pages numbered so [ 468pp], engraved title page. Bound in early half calf, marble boards, flat gilt bands, gilt title lettering, full marble edges. Binding light rubbed, some minor abrasion wear. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, neat repair to top margin of first 4 leaves, slight loss to engraved title, minor light period writing along bottom margin of title, 4 leaves have some fox staining, s... View more info

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Opere Di Pietro Metastasio [ Complete in 16 Volumes ]

By: Metastasio Pietro (Pietro Trapassi)

Price: £380.00

Publisher: Firenze, Nella Stamperia Granducale: 1830

Seller ID: 097265


Complete in 16 volumes. Books measure 9 1/2 x 7 inches. Circa 350pp, per volume. Bound in period half vellum, vellum corners, marble boards, leather title and volume labels. Bindings lightly rubbed, some minor abrasion wear, labels rubbed and slightly lifting, paper shelf labels. Generally all bindings in good clean firm condition. Internally, period or early previous owners bookplate to fixed endpapers, owners stamp on title page. Pages in very good clean condition thr... View more info

A View of Society and Manners in Italy with Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters ( Complete in 2 Volumes Period Full Calf Bindings )

By: Moore John

Price: £260.00

Publisher: London, Printed for W. Strahan & T. Cadell: 1783

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 095657


Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, xv,[1],520pp, xii, 508pp, 16pp catalogue. Bound in full period calf, flat gilt bands, leather title labels. Calf light rubbed and scuffed, with some minor wear loss, some single hole worming. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, some light browing or spotting. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice set, in very attractive bindings. A7.5. View more info

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The Games of the XVII Olympiad Rome 1960 [ 2 Large Volumes ]

By: Olympiad Rome

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Organizing Committee of the Games: 1960

Seller ID: 097592


Volumes 1 & 2. Books measure 11 1/2 x 9 inches. Collation, 893pp, 1048pp, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering and design on top boards. Cloth lightly rubbed, slightly dusty, some light creasing to cloth, paint splash on spine of volume 2. Both bindings in good condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very good clean set, in good bindings. View more info

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The Italian Renaissance Interior, 1400-1600

By: Peter Thornton

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1991

Seller ID: 097281


Book measures 10 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches. 407 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers maroon cloth. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

Il Petrarcha Colla Spositione Di Misser Giovanni Andrea Gesvaldo.

By: Petraracha Francesco

Price: £850.00

Publisher: Venetia, [Stampato in Vinegia : per Giouann' Antonio di Nicolini & fratelli da Sabbio, nel anno di Nostro Signore 1541]: 1541

Seller ID: 009550


A reprint of the first Gesualdo edition published in 1533. In 2 parts. Part 1.I sonetti e le canzoni. Part 2. I sonetti e le canzoni ... in morte di Madonna Lavra. Collation complete, [24],ccclxxxiiii, [80], alternate pages numbered so 948pp. Bound in early full vellum, leather title label. Vellum light dust marked, slight darkening, boards very slightly sprung. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, last page with small repair with slight loss of a few l... View more info

Image for Le Vite dei Sommi Pontefici, dal Salvator Nostro sino a Paolo II. Accresciute con quelle de Papi Moderni da Sisto Quarto fino ad Alessandro VII regnante. [ Bound with La Cronologia Ecclesiastica ]

Le Vite dei Sommi Pontefici, dal Salvator Nostro sino a Paolo II. Accresciute con quelle de Papi Moderni da Sisto Quarto fino ad Alessandro VII regnante. [ Bound with La Cronologia Ecclesiastica ]

By: Platina Battista

Price: £475.00

Publisher: Venetia, Presso Francesco Ginammi: 1663

Seller ID: 097611


Book measures 9 x 6 1/2 inches. Collation, [8],880,[2],216pp, numerous portrait illustrations within text. Bound in full period vellum, with lettering in gilt. Vellum dust marked, small stain on back cover, minor wear on corners, slightly sprung. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

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Dell'historia venitiana di Marco Antonio Sabellico libri XXXIII

By: Sabellico Marco Antonio

Price: £425.00

Publisher: Venice, Venetia : Gio.Maria. Sauioni 1668: 1668

Seller ID: 097458


Book measures 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches. Collation, [50],533,[1]pp, half title present. Bound in period or early quarter vellum, paper backed boards, title in manuscript. Vellum dust stained, boards showing signs of wear, but repaired. Generally binding dust/dirt marked, but in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice copy. View more info