Berkeley: University of California Press, (1995). First Edition. Hardcover. First printing, quarto size, 507 pp. Fine / fine. Item #CNJL2382
For any student of the history of Venice or the madrigal form, this scholarly work is indispensible to have a thorough understanding of such in medieval Venetian culture.
___DESCRIPTION: Bound in full green cloth over boards, gold lettering stamped onto the spine, endpapers a fascimile of an antique map of Venice, book replete with reproductions of photographs and maps, charts, and with extensive footnotes; quarto size (10 1/8" by 7"), pagination: [i-vii] viii-xxxi [1, blank] [1-2] 3-473 [1, blank] [1, colophon]. Dust jacket of green with white lettering, illustration on front panel and spine, review blurbs on back panel, summary of book on both flaps, short author bio on back flap, the jacket is unclipped and is unpriced.
___CONDITION: Volume is fine overall, with clean boards, straight corners without rubbing, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; a line of offsetting from the glue at both hinges else fine. Dust jacket also fine, clean, entirely without tears, with a modicum of edgewear, unclipped and unpriced.
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