Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1983. Octavo; VG-; yellow sun toned spine, black lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on front and rear edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on spine edges, soiling on rear, spine sun toned, price sticker on front interior flap; boards bowed, minor shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges; text block has occasional penciling; insert included; 181pp.
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Prato: David Passigli, 1854. Large Octavo, , 743-1578; bound in quarter red calf, red cloth covered boards, paneled spine with gilt titling and stamping; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to extremities; with engraved title page and half-title to each part; small Janvier 1892 calendar pasted to the ffep; shelved case 8 1/2.
Amsterdam; Paris: Elsevier; Thomaso Jolly, 1678. small 32mo in contemporary vellum boards. Full title: "Il Goffredo, Overo Gierusalemme Liberata, Poema Heroica" Soiling and wear to boards, vellum torn at bottom of spine, hair-follicles visible on vellum, "Tasso" written at top of spine, back hinge starting, where vellum is cracked, previous owner's name in ink on ffep, light foxing throughout, numerous full-page illustrations accompany the text. 271 pp. TEXT IN ITALIAN [Shelved Case 3 with vellum books, A pocket-sized book].
Venezia: presso Altobello Salicato, 1588. 12mo., , 576, , 145, ; G; bound in three quarters early vellum, marbled paper covered boards, handwritten ink titling to spine; chipping to head and tail of spine, rubbing and wear to boards; wear to pastedowns; endpapers missing; minor chipping to lower edges of title page; pinprick hole to the last '8' in the year; ink writing to title page, blank verso of last page, rear pastedown; some wear and foxing throughout; shelved case 3.
Venezia: Tomasso Bettinelli, 1746. 12mo; 463 pp. Contemporary calf, gilt spine decoration. Illustrated with engravings at beginning of each canto. Boards rubbed; gilt faded; small stain on front board; hinge starting at top near spine. Pencil doodles on endpapers. Long closed tear across last leaf of text. Good solid copy. Text in Italian. Shelved in Case #3.
In Padova: Nella Stamperia del Seminario, Appresso Gio. Manfrè, 1728. 12mo., 550 pages; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum, plain spine; text block dyed blue; mild wear to extremities; with twenty full-page black and white copper engravings to the start of each of the twenty Cantos, plus a frontispiece; Frontispiece with mild archival repair, Canto Quarto plate with small hole to the middle; shelved case 3.
London: Centaur Press Ltd., 1962. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering; boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light bumping on fore corners, penned text on front end paper, light soiling on rear pastedown, protected by plastic; text block slightly age toned, small indents on last pages; xxi, 545pp.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1965. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in indigo cloth, green label, gilt lettering; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, light bumping on head and tail edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, light soiling on front and rear, ex-library white lettering on spine, ex-library plate and ex-library insert ex-library sticker and stamp on front pastedown, es-library insert and stamp on front end paper; text block age toned, penciling and stamp on preface page, occasional pen marks, ex-library stamps on exterior edges; xi, 344pp.
Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1912. Quarta edizione. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in white cloth with black print, embossed gold medallion of Tasso on front, mitred edges, slight wear to spine caps, light shelfwear/soiling; Text block has red-tinted edges, peripheral soiling to rear pastedown, age-toning to paper; xl, 499 pages.
New-York: D. Appleton & Company, 1856. Third American from the last English edition. 18mo; Third American from the last English edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in embossed brown leather with gold print, mild wear to corners, hinges and spine caps, short tear at top of front hinge, front board detached but present; Text block has gilt edges, marbled endpapers, names in ink and pencil on front endpapers, cracked front hinge, mild foxing to illustrated plates, slight foxing within text, slight pencil notation on page 14, text otherwise clean and tight; 624 pages, frontispiece (port.), "Illustrated with six fine steel engravings"). See all photos for details NOTE: Shelved in glass case near stairs on the sales floor.
Parigi: Baudry, Libreria Europea, 1840. 32mo., 4 volumes; VG; bound in uniform half brown leather with marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block and endpapers; bookseller sticker to front pastedowns; sparse pencil marginalia; name written on title pages; text in Italian; shelved case 0.
Paris: Bossange, Masson e Besson, 1792. early edition. octavos in brown leather with gilt frame; 7-band spine with gilt and gold letters; in good condition; boards show shelf wear and fraying around edges and corners; top of spine has a small dent; vol. 1 spine title frame frayed; binding strong; previous owner's name on first front end page; penciled inscriptions on second end page in vol. 2; contains engravings throughout; text clean with no foxing or fading; edges dusty; pp. 72 and 333; slight musty odor; first published by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso in 1708; in ITALIAN; shelved in Case 0.
Genova: [Appresso Girolamo Bartoli], 1590. Small Quarto, 11, , 255, , 71, , 40,  pages; G; bound in contemporary vellum, paneled spine, one panel with burgundy label and gilt lettering, one panel with black lettering; mild soiling and wear to vellum; illustrated title page, some early green coloring, lower fore corner missing a small chip; with 20 full-page plates, one bound at the beginning of each of the 20 cantos; the ninth and sixteenth plates have been pasted onto a new sheet and tipped in, presumably either from damage to the sheet or mating from another copy; EM consignment; shelved case 3.
Edinburg: Balfour, 1763. First Edition Thus. Set of two 10mos rebound in dark burgundy leather; VG; 6-band embossed spine with gold letters; minimal soiling; boards slightly frayed around edges; strong binding; offset from frontispiece illustration on title page; paper clean; text clean, in tight print; in Italian; pp. 331 and 372; contains two illustrations in each volume; shelved in Case #0.