• 1544 Il Terzo Libro ARCHITECTURE Huge Illustrations ANTIQUE BOOK Post Incunabula

    Abebooks £4380 MUSEUM-WORTHY! Serlio Sebastiano Italian
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  • ITALIAN CITIES CHRISTOPHER HIBBERT, BOX SET, FOLIO SOCIETY

    Boxed set very good condition.
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  • I CANTICI DI FIDENTIO, 1743.

    I Cantici di Fidentio Glottochrysio Ludimagistro. Con agguinta di poche altre vaghe composizioni nel medesimo genere. Alcune delle duali ora solamente sono date in luce. I Cantici di Fidentio del Sign.
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  • Antonio Carluccio's Italian Feast; SIGNED 1st/1st

    Antonio Carluccio's Italian Feast. Signed by Antonio Carluccio to the half title page. A collection of over 100 recipes based on the flavours of northern Italy, and featuring dishes which are lighter and quicker to make than classic Italian cooking.
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  • New listing1785 ORLANDO FURIOSO Ludovico Ariosto ENGRAVINGS Renaissance IMPORTANT FANTASY

    The poem mixes realism and fantasy, humor and tragedy. The large cast of characters features Christians and Saracens, soldiers and sorcerers, and fantastic creatures including a gigantic sea monster called the orc and a flying horse called the hippogriff.
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  • 1757 IL DECAMERONE DI GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO with 114 PLATES - 5 VOLS DECAMERON

    I have here for sale a rare publication being all five volumes of IL DECAMERONE DI M GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, Published in 1757 in Londra. The books are wonderfully illustrated with 114 full page plates, and illustrated tailpieces at the end of each chapter.
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  • LETTERE DEL GANGANELLI Vol. I & II Italian Language Antique Books 1823 - S77

    LETTERE DEL GANGANELLI Vol. I & II Italian Language Antique Books 1823. 2 x Antique Pocket Size Antique Books. In good condition for age. Inner pages havevarying degrees of discolouring and wear - text still legible.
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  • Le Alpi Che Cingono L'Italia, Annibale Di Saluzzo, 1845 (Italian Alps) Rare book

    Author: Annibale di Saluzzo. Title: Le Alpi. Che Cingono L'Italia Considerate Militarmente. Job Lots. Publisher: Tipografia di Enrico Mussano, Torino, Italy. Publication date: 1845. Volume 1. Italian language.
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  • 1857 Vita Di Dante Alighieri scritta Da Cesare Balbo nouva edizione

    479pp pages very clean and in good order.
    £5.00
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  • Poesie Di Giuseppe Parini Milanese, 1823

    Poesie Di Giuseppe Parini Milanese, published in Firenze presso Leonardo Ciardetti 1823, half leather with decoration to the spine in gilt, top of spine missing, title on spine, marbled papers, Armorial bookplate to inside front board of Henry Seymour Hanford of Dorset, also previous owners name in manuscript of Kathleen Spapit?.
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  • 1791 SCIENZA MILITARE OPERE DEL CONTE ALGAROTTI ED NOVISSIMA VOL V PRUSSIA *

    I have here for sale a book entitledOPERE DEL CONTE ALGAROTTI, edizione novissima, tomo V. Published in Venice in 1791 by Presso Carlo Palese. This volume 5 covers his Military Works (Opere Militari) and is titled Scienza Militare del Segretario Fiorentino and take the form of 20 letters and 20 discourses and a Saggio sopra La Giornata di Zama.
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  • 1808 DANTE Miniature DIVINA COMMEDIA Set INFERNO Antique ENGRAVING Leather Books

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  • 1587 ASTROLOGY Science PHILOSOPHY Renaissance VELLUM Prayers ITALIAN Occult BOOK

    Pretty rare edition of this work of Rao, philosopher and witty and ingenious Italian writer of the sixteenth century Italian Renaissance. This is Rao's Venetian collection of invitations and prayers in Italian vernacular, ranging from prayers against invasion to adulterers, against liars to against perjury, against evil to against whoredom, agiants drunken, against drinking and gaming, to some in praise of ignorance, in praise of geometry, and science, and so on.
    £78.44
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  • SIGNED HILARY MANTEL "WOLF HALL" (HB)

    HARDBACK WITH PRICE UNCLIPPED. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. BOOK IS IN GOOD ORDER.
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  • I promessi sposi by Alessandro Manzoni. Comparative edition. 1877.

    Manzoni'sPromessi sposi with interlinear comparison of the two editions of 1827 and 1840. Edited by Riccardo Folli with a letter by Ruggiero Bonghi. The prefatory matter is dated January 1877. There is no printer indication on the book, but I have found elsewhere that it was printed in Milan by Briola e Bocconi.
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  • La Divina Commedia Di Dante Alighieri Buttura 1829 3 Vol Full Leather Binding

    Book Title : La Divina Commedia Di Dante Alighieri - Biblioteca Poetica Italiana - 3 Volumes ( Inferno / Purgatorio / Paradiso ) - Very small books ( almost miniature ) Molto piccoli libri (quasi in miniatura) 105mm x 66mm.
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  • New listingVintage phrasebooks, 1930s, UGO simplified, Charles Duff, Essential Italian

    The larger book is "the Basis and Essentials of Italian" by Charles Duff published in 1937 by Thomas Nelson and Sons. The smaller book is from the UGO simplified system series titled "How to Get All You Want When Travelling in Italy" There is no author or date but my searches indicate this was also printed in the 1930s.
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  • La Divina Commedia di DANTE Alighieri 1815 3 Vols Complete Divine Comedy Vellum

    Three volume set, containing the full text of La Divina Commedia. A fourth volume was published in 1817, however this only contained rhyming references, critiques and index. Contemporary full vellum bindings, spines have five raised bands, leather title and volume labels.
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  • Orlando Furioso, Ariosto, 1785, Zatta, Venice, Venezia, many engravings, 5 Vols

    Orlando Furioso Di M. Lodovico Ariosto Publisher: Presso Antonio Zatta e Figli, 1785. 5 vols 12mo full contemporary speckled leather, all edges speckled. Good condition, leather cracked over hinges & losses & some cracking to spines, board corners bumped. 1 spine label only. Front board of vol. 4 detached. Text blocks all tightly bound & without any worming, very occasional small scatters of light foxing & very occasional light mark. 2 vols have ownership signature of A.M. Wigley, otherwise clean & bright. Illustrated with many beautiful header engravings, one for each canto. Text in Italian. 12mo, 16.7cm tall, 6.5 inches, Vol. I, 8pp prelims, 388 pages; Vol. II, 8pp prelims, 396 pages; Vol. III, 8pp prelims, 379 pages; Vol. IV, 8pp prelims, 339 pages: Vol. V, 8pp prelims, 452 pages.
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  • Old Italian Lace (2 vols) Elisa Ricci 1913 FASHION LIMITED EDITION

    2 volumes. Volume I: 426 pp. plus errata. With 417 illus (black and white tipped-in and paste-down plates). Volume II: 277 pp. witth 343 (black and white tipped in plates, with a few in color and paste-down plates).
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  • Sonetti del Signor Francesco Redi Aretino 1703 Erotic Sonnets, Italian, Erotica

    Sonetti del Signor Francesco Redi Aretino Accademico della Crusca. Francesco Redi, (born Feb. 18, 1626, Arezzo, Italy—died March 1, 1697, Pisa), Italian physician and poet who demonstrated that the presence of maggots in putrefying meat does not result from spontaneous generation but from eggs laid on the meat by flies.
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  • Rare Antique Collectable Book Of La Comedia Di Dante Allighieri - 1839

    There are 744 pages in this book, none of them are missing. The front cover is taped with the tape. Some pages has water marks. PRECEDUTA DALLA VITA DI DANTE SCRITTA DA GIOVANNI BOBOCCACCIO, DA UN CAPITOLO DI.
    £272.00
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  • 1608 'Novo Testamento' Diodati. Rare Italian New Testament. Bible BINDING.

    'Novo Testamento' Diodati. Rare Italian New Testament. Bible BINDING. A VERY NICE POCKET SIZE EARLY ITALIAN NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE IN A FINE NEW CALF BINDING ! A very nice copy of this very early Italian new Testament.
    £895.00
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  • 1814 Views of ROME Italy ROMA Incisioni Italia 100 Engravings of the City CITTA

    Contains eight number pages with the explanations for each of the engravings, followed by the plates. A GOOD ACCEPTABLE EXAMPLE OF THIS VERY SCARCE BOOK OF VIEWS OF ROME. ONE HUNDRED ENGRAVED VIEWS OF ROME.
    £275.00
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  • 1817, Tragedie di Vincenzo Monti, Ferrarese, Aristodemo, Cajo Gracco, Manfredi

    The contents of the book are:Aristodemo ;Cajo Gracco ; Galeotto Manfredi, Principe di Faenza. These are all plays. Vincenzo Monti. Publisher: Presso Niccolo Capurro, Pisa, 1817. Bound in half leather with titles and decorations in gilt and blind on the spine, marbled endpapers, all edges speckled red.
    £55.00
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  • 'PALAZZO MELZI d'ERIL alla Cavalchina in MILANO' : 1st. Ed. 1987 : in Slip Case.

    ' PALAZZO MELZI D'ERIL ALLA CAVALCHINA IN MILANO '. published by :Leasindustria : Milan : 1st. Edition : 1987 : hardcovers with dust jacket in a slip case : 157 pages. condition : Book : MINT / Dust Jacket : almost Fine / Slip Case : FINE ( As New : Un - read ).
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  • La Divina Commedia Dante Alighieri 1880 Illus. Gustavo Dore (In Italian)

    Internally this book is in very good condition. There are no marking or writings anywhere and there is only a tiny amount of foxing on the first and last blank pages as hopefully you can see in the photographs.
    £150.00
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  • Orlando Furioso Di M LODOVICO ARIOSTO 3 VOLS 1824,GIOACCHINO AVESANI VERONESE

    HARDBACKS LEATHER BOUND.
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  • Decameron, Giovanni Boccaccio - Volumes 1 and 2

    Giovanni Boccaccio's "Decameron" - Volumes 1 and 2 inoutstanding condition -No notes written inside.
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  • Le Opere Volgari di M. Jacopo Sanazzaro, 1723 - Full Vellum Binding - Very Good

    Original 18th Century full vellum binding with five raised bands and gilt lettering to the spine, blind ruling and design to both boards and marbled endpapers. With engraved title vignette, initial, head & tail pieces, publisher's coat of arms on page 299 and verso of page 461 and 'Le Rime' with its own title page.
    £350.00
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  • Avventure Di PINOCCHIO Collodi Carlo illustrated by Kurt Wiese 1932

    TITLE: AVVENTURE DI PINOCCHIO. AUTHOR: CARLO COLLODI. ILLUSTRATER: Kurt Wiese. With notes,exercises and vocabulary by Emilio Goggio,PHD Professor of Italian and Spanish. University of Toronto.
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  • 1836 4vols The Italian Novelists Thomas Roscoe Literary Criticism Second Edition

    From the Earliest Period Down to the Close of the Eighteenth Century. A work on Italian novelists by Thomas Roscoe. This work is translated from the original Italian into English by Thomas Roscoe. The Italian Novelists.
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  • Le Avventure Di Telemaco, Adventures of Telemachus, Salignac, 1785, 2 volumes

    Le Avventure Di Telemaco Figliuolo d'Ullisse: Composte Dal Fu Monsignor Francesco Di Salignac, Della Mothe-Fenelon, Maestro De’ Principi Di Francia, Arcivescovo Di Cambrai.ec. Nuova Traduzione Riveduta, e Ricorretta, Con Annotazione, e Con L'aggiunta Delle Avventure Di Aristone. Two Volumes. Publisher: G.C. Molini, Paris, 1785. Full leather bindings, marbled calf with gilt ruling on boards, floral gilt decoration to spine and black morocco spine labels, a little chipped. Marbled endpapers. New translation. There is a little rubbing to the leather and the gilt decorations. One ownership inscription on the first blank page of each volume, very occasional light marks, mainly clean and bright, tight in binding, very good condition. Text in Italian. 12mo, 15cm tall, 415 pages, 494 pages.
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  • 1639, Capriata History Wars in Italy 1613-1634, Dell'historia di Capriata

    Dell'historia di Pietro Giovanni Capriata : libri dodici ne' quali si contengono tutti i mouimenti d'arme successi in Italia dal 1613 fino al 1634. A History of the Wars in Italy from the Year 1613 to the Year 1634 By Pietro Giovanni Capriata Publisher: Philippo Gamonet, Geneva, 1639. First published in 1638. This is a rare early edition of Capriata's book, in good condition. Small octavo, 17cm, 6.75 inches, tall, 1205 pages, plus a 34-page index. Text in Italian.
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  • Delle pietre antiche, by F. Corsi - Rome 1833 Marble Ancient Decorative Stone

    Faustino Corsi: Delle pietre antiche. Con l'aggiunta dell'indicazione, e descrizione di tutte le colonne e ragguardevoli massi di pietre antiche che sono in Roma. Roma, Dalla Tipografia Salviucci, 1833.
    £200.00
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  • Rime e Satire di Lodovico Ariosto LUDOVICO ARIOSTO 1822 Fine Leather Binding

    Volume V of Works, contains Rime e Satire complete in one volume. Half mottled leather leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands, red leather title label, black leather volume label, gilt decoration to compartments.
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  • 1824 L'AMINTA Torquato Tasso Pastor Fido GUARINI

    No poet was more influential on music history in the late Renaissance and Baroque eras than Guarini. While Guarini's work may be seen as lacking the deep feeling and sentiment of Torquato Tasso, his rival at the Estensi court, it was precisely this quality which commended it to musical setting at a time when excessive emotionalism had become unfashionable.
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  • 1929 6Vol Guicciardini Cuoco History Of Italy And Neopolitan Revolution Italian

    Both hugely important works of Italian history, the former five volumes deal with Italian history up until the Renaissance, when they were originally published, whereas the latter work, originally published in 1801, deals with the Neopolitan Revolution and its consequences.
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  • 1960-71 2 Vol Pietro Aretino Tutte le Opere Teatro Giogio Petrocchi and Lettere

    An Italian playwright, Pietro Aretino (1492-1556) was author who made his name from satirical works, starting with a pamphlet detailing the last will and testament of Pope Leo X's pet elephant, Hanno.
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  • 1713 Benedizione dell Acqua nel Giorno dell Epifania in Italian

    Benedizione dell' Acqua nel Giorno dell' Epifania Solita farsi nella Chiesa della Venerabile Archiconfraternita delle Sagre Stimmate del Padre S. Francesco in Roma. In the original Italian. To take place in the festivals of the venerable 'Archiconfraternita' to celebrate the stigmata of his father S. Francesco in Rome.
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  • 1698 2 Vol Le Opere Di G B P Moliere Jean Baptiste Poquelin Italian Comedy Illus

    Le Opere di G. B. P. Moliere. In two volumes. Two volumes of this early Italian collection of Moliere's plays, illustrated with plates. By Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. 1698 - Lipsia - A Spese dell' Autore.
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  • 1720 2vol Li Sovrani del Mondo European Genealogical History Italian

    Li Sovrani del Mondo. An Italian genealogical work on the Royal lines of the world. 1720 - Venezia [Venice] - Sebastien Coleti. In Italian. 'Opera, che da notitia della Genealogia delle loro Famiglie, dell'ampiezza, e governo de' loro Stati, della loro Religione, Entrate, Forze, Titoli, Pretensioni, Arme con l'Origine storica de'pezzi, e quarti, che le compongono, e del luogo della loro residenza.'.
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  • 1828 Ferdinando Livini Il Cocchiere Di Fiacre Italian Drama Play Three Acts

    Il Cocchiere Di Fiacre. A very scarce collection of plays by Italian playwright Ferdinando Livini. By Ferdinando Livini. If you want to keep an eye on what is coming up, just add us to your favourites list !
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  • 1769 I Tre Giulj Sonetti Sonnets by CASTI Niceste

    I Tre Giulj. A rather scarce early edition of sonnets by Italian poet Giovanni Battista Casti. By Giovanni Battista Casti. 1769 - Viterbo - Domenico Antonio Zenti. 6.5" by 4", xii, 200, viii pp. Giovanni Battista Casti, 1724 - 1803, was an Italian poet and satirist.
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  • 1818 2v VITA San Francesco di Paola ST FRANCIS of PAOLA

    La Vita di San Francesco di Paola. Fondatore dell’Ordine dei Minimi. In Two Volumes. An early nineteenth century edition of Perrimezzi's comprehensive biography of St Francis of Paola. Saint Francis of Paola, 1416 – 1507, was an Italian mendicant friar and the founder of the Roman Catholic Order of the Minims.
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  • 1922 Mostra Storica Della Legatura Aritistica Palazzo Pitti 1st Ed. Illustrated

    Mostra Storica Della Legatura Artistica In Palazzo Pitti. A catalogue of the books in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence, illustrated with twelve double-sided plates. The palazzo dates from 1458, and was originally the urban dwelling of Luca Pitti, who was a financier.
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  • 1854 Raccolta de Piu Belli Ercolano di Pompei Museo Reale Borbonico Plates

    Raccolta de piu` belli ed interessanti dipinti, mosaici ed altri monumenti rinvenuti negli scavi reali di Ercolano, di Pompei, e di Stabia che ammiransi nel Museo Reale Borbonico. By Museo nazionale di Napoli.
    £390.00
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