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Collezione dei monumenti sepolcrali del cimitero di Bologna by Giovanni Zecci - First - 1825 - 1829 - from Setton Book Collection (SKU: 113)

Collezione dei monumenti sepolcrali del cimitero di Bologna

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Collezione dei monumenti sepolcrali del cimitero di Bologna

by Giovanni Zecci

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In 2 volumes. All pages tight, a little foxing and age-darkening, a couple of small tears, page edges age-soiled, particularly on top.

Monumental sculptures in the cemetery of Bologna, formerly the Certosa – Zecchi's famous and rare work of Bolognese history, with 160 copperplate engravings of tombstones and funerary monuments erected to eminent persons buried there, along with the inscriptions and brief biographical notes in Italian and French. With views of the Certosa cemetery and environs, the grand hall of tombs, etc.

Includes the indices and the history and fold-out plan of the Certosa ("Ridotta a Cimitero Comunale) di Bologna. Includes the material published in 1829.

Engravings chiefly by Francesco Franceschini and Pietro Romagnoli, after local Bolognese engraver Gaetano Canuti. Originally issued in monthly fascicles.


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Bookseller
Setton Book Collection US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
113
Title
Collezione dei monumenti sepolcrali del cimitero di Bologna
Author
Giovanni Zecci
Format/binding
Half vellum, marbled paper boards with abrasions, some edges bumped.
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Giovanni Zecchi, stampatore e negoziante da stampe
Place of Publication
Bologna
Date published
1825 - 1829
Keywords
Certosa, 19th century, Italian cemeteries, Bologna, sepulchral monuments, epitaphs, Giovanni Canuti, Francesco Franceschini, Pietro Romagnoli, Giuseppe Rosaspina, L. Carlini, Antonio Verico, Nicola Mellini
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian Raties;
Size
vol 1: 22cm x 15cm x 6.5cm, vol 2: same, but 3.5cm
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European history, with a loose focus on the late medieval/early Renaissance period, including the Crusades; some first or contemporary editions from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries; some scholarly works in English, French, German, Italian, Modern Greek, Catalan, Russian.Some works from the libraries of Reeve Shley at Ripplebrook; John L. La Monte; Kenneth M. Setton; Howard Ellison Whitney; Wilhelmina, Duchess of Cleveland; Washington Shirley, 9th Earl Ferrers, Joseph Harrison Brazier; Duke Georg Alexander of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.Also some exotic Americana other eclectic gems that have serendipitously popped up over the years."I just wanted to say that the service and quality of the book received from 'Setton Book Collection' was exceptional. I am very pleased with the book: A Narrative of the Conversion and Death of Count Struensee. 5 star service all the way.Best Regards,Pete,London, England13 October 2020

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