Torino: Zecchi e Bona, 1850. Hardcover. Duodecimo size, 176 pp., text in Italian. Very Good. Item #15012202
Text in Italian, with some Latin quotes scattered throughout.
___DESCRIPTION: Quarter tan leather with marbled paper boards, gilt lettering and decorations direct to spine, text block edges appear to have been stained at some point, now faded, plain endpapers, vignette on title page, original red ribbon marker still attached; duodecimo size, pagination: (xxiv), 150, Index (1 page), printer's mark on verso of Index page.
___CONDITION: Overall in very good condition, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, and straight corners with a minimum of rubbing; the leather spine is in near fine condition, bright and supple, although there is some wear to the head and tail, marbled boards rubbed; the volume was in at least one ecclesiastical library, there are (only) two library markings, one being a bookplate on the front pastedown (Sac. Vercellone Joseph, Valgranensis) the other being a small purple stamp on the front free endpaper (Biblioteca Parracchiale Caraglio?); the interior pages are unmarked by prior owners. There is foxing throughout, some heavy, but all of the text remains easily readable.
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