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Osservazioni istoriche sopra alcuni medaglioni antichi all'altezza serenissima di Cosimo III, Granduca di Toscana by  Filippo Buonarroti - First Edition - 1698 - from Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 22991)

Osservazioni istoriche sopra alcuni medaglioni antichi all'altezza serenissima di Cosimo III, Granduca di Toscana

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Osservazioni istoriche sopra alcuni medaglioni antichi all'altezza serenissima di Cosimo III, Granduca di Toscana

by Buonarroti, Filippo

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Roma: Nella stamparia di Domenico Antonio Ercole, 1698. First Edition. Hardcover. xxviii, 495pp. Contemporary full calf, spine and edges decorated in gold, leather label lettered in gold, marbled pastedowns, edges sprinkled in red. Engraved title, title vignette, thirty engraved plates (mostly of coins and medallions), three engraved foldout plates, several engravings in the text, vignettes, initials and tail-pieces. Engravings by Pietro Sante Bartoli, Francesco Andreoni and others. In this work, Buonarroti describes the numismatic collection of Cardinal Gaspare Carpegna, for whom he worked as a museum and library curator. Gamba describes this as a "stimatissima opera, e una delle migliori che s'abbiano in questo genere." (Highly esteemed work, and one of the best in its genre). Several tiny worm holes to the spine panel, label partially missing (but there is a new green calf label laid in), rubbing to extremities, minor worm holes to endpapers and flyleaf. Internally very clean, with very light occasional foxing and a small, faint stain to the lower edge of the last few leaves. Gamba 1824, Graesse I.573. ; Quarto.

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Bookseller
Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
22991
Title
Osservazioni istoriche sopra alcuni medaglioni antichi all'altezza serenissima di Cosimo III, Granduca di Toscana
Author
Buonarroti, Filippo
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Nella stamparia di Domenico Antonio Ercole
Place of Publication
Roma
Date Published
1698
Keywords
NON-FICTION, NUMISMATICS, ITALY, ITALIAN BOOK, ITALIAN LANGUAGE, FLORENCE, COINS
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian; General Non-Fiction;

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Parigi Books, established in 2006, is an independent antiquarian bookstore located in the heart of Schenectady, NY. We are open by appointment only.We buy and sell fine books and collectibles in all fields with a strong focus on science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, comics and graphic novels. Our eclectic taste is reflected in the ample variety of items available, from significant titles from the 1500s on to original comic art, from collectible paperbacks to literary magazines. We carry in stock the best selection of Italian language graphic novels and comics you can find this side of the pond.As fairly strict graders who pay particular attention to collecting standards, we have been able to make thousands of customers happy over the years.Parigi Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), and the Independent Online Booksellers' Association (IOBA).

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