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POESIE VOLGARI [2 Volume set]

by Medici, Lorenzo De

Condition: Very Good


Edinburgh: Ballantyne Press, J. M. Dent,, 1912. Limited edition of 400 copies; this set unnumbered "Imprinted at the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh, from type designed by Joseph M. Dent, and published by him at 10-13 Bedford Street in this year of grace 1912..." Edited by Janet Ross & Edward Hutton; pp. vol. I: viii, 221, [3]; vol. II; [4], 240, [4]. A fine production - printed on handmade paper in red and black, top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Publisher's black buckram with gilt lettering to the spines; very good, a little rubbing to the head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight. Previous owner's bookplates to front paste-downs; signature of Peter Lathbridge to half titles, otherwise clean and crisp. A very good set.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Large 8vo.
Multi-volume Set


  • Bookseller: Loe Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 027238
  • Title: POESIE VOLGARI [2 Volume set]
  • Author: Medici, Lorenzo De
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ballantyne Press, J. M. Dent,
  • Place: Edinburgh
  • Date published: 1912
  • Bookseller catalogs: Classics;
  • Size: Large 8vo

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