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Firenze: Collegio de S. Bonaventura, 1924-1939. Octavo; 4 volumes; Fair; Paperback; Spine, grey with black print; Covers have tears to spine caps and hinges, some chipping on oversized covers, peripheral toning, some smudging & shelfwear, soiling to v. 12; Text blocks have uncut pages, intermittent spine breaks, age-toning to paper; Text in Italian; CONTENTS: Tomo I, Parte II. Etiopia Francescana nei Documenti dei Secoli XVII e XVIII. Tomo I, Parte II, 1643-1681 / Teodosio Somigli de S. Detole (1928), paged 201-493, folded map — Tomo V. Atti del Rev.mo Padre Lorenzo Cozza, Custode de Terra Santa. Tomo II, Parte II, 1709-1715 / Eutimio Castellani (1924), 498 pages — Tomo Duodecimo. Croniche o Annali di Terra Santa. Tomo II / Francesco da Serino [author], Teodoro Cavallon [editor] (1939), 347 pages — Collectanea Terrae Sanctae /Leonardi Lemmens [author], Hieronymi Golubovich [editor] (1933), 334 pages. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X, atop one of the bookcases.
Napoli: C.R.A.T. Consorzio Regionale Aziende Turistiche, 1989. Quarto; Fair+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with blue print; DJ has edgewear, with tears at spine ends and flap corners, creasing, mild shelfwear; Boards in white cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, slight blemishes on rear, else clean and strong; Text block has cracked front hinge (see photo), slight smudge to front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Text in Italian and English in parallel columns; 167 pages, illustrated (color plates). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. Shelved with large/oversized books kept in the back area, off the sales floor.
London: The Medici Society, 1927. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather with gold decorative print, light wear to spine caps, hinges, and corners, mild cracking to leather on spine, else clean and strong; Text block has gilt top edge with stamped design, brown moire endpapers, brown ribbon marker, stiff color title page resembling the cover for a paperback volume along with standard title page, clean and tight; 161 pages, illustrated (sepia photographs).
Milan: Rizzoli, 1979. Quarto; G/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Off White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, brown staining on both covers and spine, perforations on rear cover, small closed tears along head and tail edges of front cover, small open tears at corners; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, gray staining to both covers, bumping to corners; Textblock has gray staining to some pages and along fore edge, spotting along fore edge; 366 pp; Text in Italian Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.
Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, 1981. Quarto; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with black print; DJ has edgewear with tear at top of spine and crease to top edge, toning to spine; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight blemish to front, slight wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has slight crease to rear flyleaf, else clean and tight; Text in Italian; 201 pages, illustrated (chiefly b&w, 5 color plates). [Shelf: Ancient & Classical Art] [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Italy: Grafis, 1997. Softcover Quarto; VG; Covers show minor shelf ware, mild rubbing on corners and edges; Text block lightly age toned but clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 262. Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Prato: Nella Stamperia Vestri, 1830. 10mo, 195 pages; G-; quarter bound in dark green leather; spine with gilt text; gilt rules to spine; marbled boards; noticeable wear to edges and corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior shows slight foxing throughout; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; Italian text; shelved Front Case.
Bari: Mario Adda Editore, 1985. Fifth edition. Octavo; 5th edition; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with blue print; DJ has mild edgewear, but is clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with white print, clean and strong; Text block has inscription in ink on front flyleaf, slight smudges on rear flyleaf, else clean and tight; Text in parallel French, German, and English; 677 pages, illustrated (color).
Pavia, Italy: ca. 1900. Oblong octavo ephemera with green covers tied up with gold ribbon; in vinyl sleeve; VG; cover discolored and frayed around edges; cover page slightly foxed; contains 30 photographs of the monastery and cloister all in good condition; legends in Italian; NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Oversized Ephemera Shelf.
Milano: A. Scrocchi. 16mo; 2 volumes; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue or red without print; Boards in blue (vol. 1) or red (vol. 2) cloth with pastedown photograph, wear to edges and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block pages are accordion-style presentation of b&w captioned photographs with explanatory text on verso of each card in Italian, French, English, and German; 2 volumes, 32 photos each, keyed map on endpapers. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
Arezzo: Michelle Bellotti, 1749. First Edition. Small, thick octavo in 1/2 ivory and green vellum with lettering on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling and fraying with slightly bumped corners; strong binding; front and back end pages covered with inscriptions and signatures; title shows some soiling, not affecting text; external edges with green and red marble; paper generally soiled and foxed, but text very readable; tight print; page 17 is almost entirely detached; pp. 500; slight musty odor; in ITALIAN; shelved in Allan's Office.
Rome. A large engraving of a Classical building at the foot of a hill; descriptive text in Italian at bottom edge of image; mild age-toning to paper; edges of paper uneven; no loss of text or image; closed tear at right side of paper; not matted; very good condition; in protective mylar sleeve; not examined out of sleeve. Dimensions: height 24 1/2 inches x width 17 3/4 inches. BB consignment. Located at Dupont store.
A framed painting of a seaside town landscape scene; "Sorrento" in white lettering at center of lower edge; framed and matted; not examined out of frame; frame with metal hanging fixture at upper edge; very good condition. Dimensions in frame: height 10 inches x width 11 1/2 inches; dimensions of image by sight: height 4 1/4 inches x width 6 inches. Located at Dupont store.
[Rome]: [Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi], [c. 1670]. Oblong Folio, 8 plates; G; bound in later three-quarter vellum, patterned paper boards; mild rubbing and wear; Features 10 engravings on 8 plates; backing to gutter of plates 1-4, lower edge of 4, 8, fore edge of 5-8, upper edge of 8, lower fore corner of 8; small water-stain to lower edge of 2, 4, 5, 8; small loss to lower edge of 1-4; single tape repair to plate 2; some wear to fore edge from handling; some foxing; 1) Disegno et sito del sontuoso giardino et palazzo del Gran Duca di Toscana in Roma; 2) Villa Borghesia; 3) Giardino del Ill.mo Card Montalto; 4) Giardino de Gl' Illmi Sigri Mattei; 5) Pitratto Nel Quale Si Rappresenta Il Vero Sito Dell' Horti Et Fontane Che Coningeniosissimi Adornamentiet Maraviglie Si...; 6) Font. In Roma Nella Piazza Di. S. Pietro [AND] Font. In Roma Nella Piazza Di. S. Giacomo Scorcia Cavalii; 7) Fon. In R. Nel Cortile Grande Nel Vaticano [AND] Fonta. In Roma Nel Monte Giordano Al Palazzo Delli Sig Or Sini; 8) Fonta. In Ro. Nel La Piaz. Giudea [AND] Fonta. Nel Ponte Sisti in Roma; shelved case 4.
Roma: Club Alpino Italiano, Sezione di Roma, 1894. Seconda edizione. 12mo; 2nd edition; Vol. 2 only; Fair; Hardcover; Boards in red cloth with gold print, tattering to spine caps and corners, wear to edges, general shelfwear; Text block has red edges, front and rear hinges broken so that the text block is held to cover by one binding string, intermittent spine breaks, age-toning to paper, small amount of occasional foxing; Text in Italian; 567 pages, color maps (some folded).
London: Edward Arnold, 1912. Octavo; G-/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with gold print; DJ is green with blu print, spine torn away, detached front and rear panels have edgewear with small tears, peripheral toning; Boards in green cloth with gold and black print, wear to spine caps and bumped corners, cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has deckle edges, front flyleaf torn out, light tanning to endpapers, spine break at p. 240, else clean and tight; xi, 333 pages, illustrated (b&w plates). Shelved in Locked Annex, Column C.
London: Methuen and Co LTD, 1957. 1957 Reprint. Octavo, xviii, 731 pages. In Good condition with Good minus Dust Jacket. Spine is deep red with black lettering. Dust jacket have shelf wear, creasing, rubbing, tearing of varying degrees, scuffing, and some foxing along the interior. Boards have minor rubbing and some shelf wear. Text block has foxing and some age-toning. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column A.
Napoli: Casa editrice Fausto Fiorentino, 1995. Octavo; 2 volumes + portfolio; Facsimile of edition originally published in Naples, 1945; VG; Hardcover; Container spine, brown cardboard; In cardboard box with paper label on front, clean and strong; Boards in cream cloth with green print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; “In occasione del ‘Settimo Congresso Scientifico degli Italiani’ ”— prelim. page; “Per il 150o anniversario del Congresso degli Scienziati”— prelim. page;"Per il Congresso degli scienziati a Napoli, 1845-1995”— prelim. page; “Napoli e sue vicinanze”— cover title; Text in Italian; 2 vols. (542 pages ; 602, xxii pages), illustrated (b&w plates) + 3 folded maps (b&w) in separate portfolio.
Chicago, Il: The University of Chicago Press, 2013. First English Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 314 pages; VG/VG; spine off-white and olive, with off-white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; previous owner's bookplate at front free endpaper; contains black and white illustrations; pages clean; shelved Renaissance.
Parigi: Vedova Thieriot, Libraia, 1856. 32mo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards quarter bound with red leather to spine and marbled paper to boards, wear to spine caps, corners, and edges, rear hinge torn almost its entire length, else mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front endpaper, cracked hinges front and rear, slight occasional foxing, pencil notation throughout; Text in Italian; xi, 722 pages. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above 7's Ephemera section.
Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1907. Thick Octavo; Fair/paperback; dark tan spine with black text; covers have noticeable soiling to exterior; rubbing wear to joints; partially detached front; some chipping to edges; light pencil to front; creases to spine; intact panels; text block exterior edges age toned; deckled edges; intact binding; some interior pages have foxing; deckled edges; some uncut pages; pp 1047; text in Italian.
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1902. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Beige spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Cloths have sunned spines and head edges v. 1 has light moisture staining along front joint going towards rear panel and rear tail edge as well as lightly on rear panel of v. 2, otherwise slight edge wear with strong & sturdy panels; Text blocks have lightly age toned exterior edges with previous owner's name on front pastedowns and light moisture staining at tail edges of first few pages of both volumes, binding is good; pp 479. Shelved in aisle 7.
Milano: Skira Editore, 2010. Octavo; VG/paperback; white spine with blue and black text; covers have minimal exterior wear; intact panels; French flaps; text block clean; profusely illustrated, previous owner's name embossed on half title page(see photo); pp 135. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2.
Venezia [Venice]: Giuseppe Bortoli, 1739. 12mo., 708 pages. In Good condition. Half-bound in contemporary vellum and blue paper boards, with handwritten text to spine. Boards show light wear to corners and edges, light warping and damp staining overall. Text block has light age toning and wear to edges, light uneven foxing to pages throughout interiorly, an ink ownership inscription to the title page, and some creasing to leaves near front of book. Lacking end papers, but all printed text complete. Shelved in Room G.
Venezia: appresso Felice Valgrisi, 1603. Large Octavo, , 654,  pages. In Very Good condition. Rebound in period-style full vellum by R. Carlton Seitz, with their stamp and bookplate on front pastedown. Very mild shelfwear. Frontispiece entirely reinforced; pages *2-8 with minor reinforcement, primarily to fore edge; pages E4-F2 with minor reinforcement to lower edge; rear blank VV8 with reinforcement to lower gutter. Illustrated with an engraved title page, 51 full-page woodcuts (46 in Orlando Furioso and 5 in Cinque Canti), ornamental head- and tail-pieces, and initial letters. The full-page woodcuts use the blocks from the first Valgrisi quarto edition of 1556. A significant number of impressions with weak points, either in whole or part. RS Consignment. Shelved in Case 0.
München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1968. Octavo; Facsimile of edition published by Gaspar Stainhofer, Vienna, 1570; VG; Hardcover; Spine, grey with black print; Boards in grey cloth, clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to fore edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Greek text divided into parts, each followed by a summary, translation and commentary in Italian; 385 pages.
Rome: Nicola Ruffolo, 1942. New Edition. 2 Volumes. Quartos. In Good plus condition. Half bound in red leather with gilt text on spines and gilt detailing on front cover. Boards have mild edgewear and shelfwear and wear to gilt on front covers. Textblocks have foxing to pages and color transfer from frontispieces to protective sheets. Volume I 688 pages, Volume II 615 pages.
University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1966. Octavo; G+/G Hardcover Tan spine with Brown text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying at corners, wrinkling and small open tear along head edge of rear cover; Boards strong, cocking to spine, some edgewear; Textblock clean; 117 pp.
London: Riccardo Bancker, 1791. Set of 9 small octavos in 3/4 burgundy and beige moire hardcovers with gold gilt on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling or shelf wear; strong binding; ex-libris small sticker and previous owner's name; paper slightly foxed and discolored; text clean, in Italian; dusty edges; altogether in good condition; first edition of Bandello's novels were published in 1554; shelved above Cookbooks; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Faber and Faber LTD, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; 249 pages; In Very Good minus condition with Very Good minus dustjacket; Pictorial and white spine with tan and black lettering; Dustjacket mild edgewear and shelfwear, slight fraying to corners. Boards have bumping to corners Textblock clean. Includes 27 pages of photos and maps.
Folkestone: Renaissance Books, 2007. 4th edition. Octavo; 4th edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; First 3 editions published under title: “Italians First!”; xxxix, 324 pages.
Roma: De Luca Editore, 1964. Octavo; VG-/G+; gray/black pictorial spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has shelf wear to exterior; very mild tone to flaps; mylar wrap; cloth shows slight smudges to exterior; slightly bumped fore tail corners; strong boards; text block edges have modest age toning; white sticker to front pastedown; light adhesive residue to fep; few ex-library markings inside; otherwise interior good; frontispiece; illustrated; pp 512; text in Italian.
New York: Double Day Page & Company, 1906. First Edition. Octavo; 469 Pages; VG-; Hardcover; Green spine with gilt lettering; Full binding in green cloth; Light shelf wear and edge wear to covers along with mild foxing to back cover and slight cocking to spine; Text block has deckled fore-edge, tiny closed tear to title page and exhibits modest age-toning: Binding slightly loose.
Milan: Istituto Editoriale Italiano, 1971. Quarto; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Tan spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tears along spine edges, small closed tears along head edge of both covers, fraying and small open tears at corners; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping to corners, color fading along edges; Textblock has writing in pencil on rear endpaper, scratch along fore edge; 341 pp; Text in Italian [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Milan: Franco Maria Ricci, 1989. Limited First Edition, #703/5000. Quarto, 220 pages; VG; full black silk binding; spine with gilt lettering; housed in VG- black cloth and paper clam shell, with blue label with black lettering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; illustrated with full-color tipped-in plates; stamped number 703 at colophon; all text in Italian and English; pages clean; shelved Front Table.
Cambridge, UK: Polity Press with Basil Blackwell, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; pp 215; VG-/G; black/ivory spine with ivory text; dust jacket has modest sun darkening to exterior, mostly toward edges; mild dings to edges; small sticker to rear; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean;.
Italy: Silvana Editoriale, 1983. Italian Edition. Large Quarto, 318 pages. In Very Good condition with Good minus dust jacket. Spine is black with white lettering. Dust jacket has shelf wear, bumping to corners, minor tears along the edges, and foxing along the interior. Boards have minor shelf wear. Text block has small sticker on the bottom of the back paste down.
Milano: Silvana Editoriale, 2017. Quarto, 573 pages. In Good minus condition with a Good minus dust jacket. Spine is brown with white print. Dust jacket has bump with short tear to front fore edge, vendor label on rear. Boards in brown cloth with gold print. Bump and mild tear to front fore edge. Text block has light bump and short tear to fore edge of initial pages. Color illustrations. Text in Italian. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #1-2.
New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1974. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 427 pages; VG/VG-; spine silver, with blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to flap folds; mild fading to spine and joints of jacket; price cut; inscribed by Beny at limitations page; profusely illustrated with black and white and full color photographs; pages clean; shelved Oversize Art Monographs.
Paris: Gallimard, 1935. Octavo in slipcase, 287 pages followed by 208 pages of plates; VG/G condition; Blue cloth, spine has gilded text, light spotting to spine and boards, small area at center of both boards along spine hinges seems to have spotting from sticker residue, corners lightly bumped, age-toning and light foxing to textblock portion dedicated to text while portion dedicated to plates is printed on lighter paper and has a single small dark blemish; foxing and age-toning throughout textblock, some plates stuck together, interior clean.